Despite being released beneath the megalodon-sized shadow of The Meg, Slender Man made waves of its own following its release last Friday. While many worried the film promoted real-life violence by glorifying a stabbing that took place in 2014 other simply bemoaned the film’s lack of substantial scares. Then, there are those of us who feel like the movie was okay but definitely came with some baggage.
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For a breakdown of the film’s ambiguous ending as well as the historical context of its release, check out the video below from FoundFlix. It not only puts Slender Man into perspective, it attempts to dissect the titular King of Creepypasta in a quest to identify the fiend and his motivations. Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
If you haven’t seen Slender Man for yourself yet, bookmark this article for later and skip down to the trailer and synopsis at the bottom of the article. Enjoy!
Ending Explained for the new big screen adaptation of the Slenderman creepypasta. Breaking down the story as well as looking in depth at the Slenderman creature and its origin.
Small-town best friends Hallie, Chloe, Wren, and Katie go online to try and conjure up the Slender Man — a tall, thin, horrifying figure whose face has no discernible features. Two weeks later, Katie mysteriously disappears during a class trip to a historic graveyard. Determined to find her, the girls soon suspect that the legend of the Slender Man may be all too real.
The Slenderman creepypasta was invented by Victor Surge; Slender Man is directed by Sylvain White from a screenplay penned by David Birke. The film stars Joey King, Julia Goldani Telles, Jaz Sinclair, and Annalise Basso and is currently playing in US theaters nationwide.
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