Youtuber pixelspersecond has put together a hilarious trailer for a fictional film called Hell No: The Sensible Horror Film, where the protagonists behave like real humans do. Sleepover in the creepy cabin in the woods? Hell naw. Play with an ouija board in an abandoned mental asylum? Hell naw.
The reality is that horror films have been filled with predictable tropes for as long as the genre existed. Perhaps it’s these very tropes that define the genre. Hell No: The Sensible Horror Film switches it up and gives us hilarious results.
Imagine a realm where the most horrifying terrors of the underworld emerge to wreak bloody vengeance upon any who… Hmm? What’s that? You wanna go literally anywhere else? Yeah, good idea let’s get out of here.