Another form of cult auteur that we learned about was the “great auteurs”, which hold the theory of having a consistent style or theme. I believe that Zombie has a very set idea when it comes to his films, and he always knows what to do based on a previous film. For instance, other than the fact that House of 1000 Corpses and Devil’s Rejects follow each other, they also show strong comparison with his other films. Zombie has had a long time period and stretch between different films, yet every one has that same “grimy” theme. Even when Zombie was remaking all of the Halloween films, he was still sticking to his script of style as he did with even one of his latest films...
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..., and loved by many), and was successfully able to transform his talent into directing films that draw all different types of audiences in. Rob Zombie’s latest film had been anticipated by so many of his fans, and they surely were not dissapointed with his work in Lords of Salem. Most importantly, Zombie is able to take “classic” ideas, and turn them into bizzare yet extremely interesting ones...and that, is what cult cinema is all about. Wrapping things up, I believe that Rob Zombie is truly an inspiring film director, and does indeed fall into the cult auteur category.
Rothman, Solomon. "Cult Classic Rob Zombie Horror Movies: House of 1000 Corpses & The Devils Rejects." Yahoo Contributor Network. Yahoo! Voices, 18 Sept. 2005. Web. 05 Feb. 2014.
Mathijs, Ernest, and Jamie Sexton. "Chapter 6." Cult Cinema. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. N. pag. Print.
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