Krusen hopes that young people will respond favorably to the film’s honesty. Overall, he hopes that people will catch a glimmer of God’s great love for them. As he says, “No one is beyond the pale; no one is removed from the grace of God.”
Cross watches as Nana Mama gives the children instructions to pack, as they are moving to Washington, D. C. She notices him, and finishes her sentence to the children, “You don’t want to leave behind anything you love.” Will Alex Cross get the message?
The rest of the film is like an Oprah special. It’s real life and real emotions. McDowell is honest and vulnerable, as if to say, “This is what happened to me. If it has happened to you, you can rise above it.”
These five head out to a cabin in the woods to get away from the challenges of college life. And that’s when we expect to see what happens in every other slasher film. Except, this isn’t every other slasher film.
The first few films are concerned with preventing the massive destruction of humanity. It is worth saving, but it takes the machine Marcus to show us what it means to be human: to give is to live.
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