Send in the Clowns

I think people are often a tad dramatic when it comes to expressing their fears. Like being SO terrified that you shart every time you see a spider … or running out the movie theater you paid to get in cause you just can’t handle the horror on the screen (da fuck?). While I don’t necessarily find them scary, I do agree that clowns can be creepy. Even a friendly looking clown can inspire unsettling vibes. Thanks to wackjobs like real-life serial killer clown John Gacy, the thought of something sinister hiding beneath the paint always lingers. Creepy factor intact, you’d think that clowns and horror movies would be a winning formula more often than not … unfortunately, it’s not. I’ve seen enough clown-centric horror movies to where I can no longer even muster much excitement for this sub-genre. I thought things were turning around when I stumbled across the Killjoy franchise, which I don’t think I’d ever heard of until recently. The first movie started off with promise. And despite some uninspiring kill...
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