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Itâ€™s never too late for a coming of age story. Departing from the common trope, Hello, My Name is Doris, follows sixty-something, Doris who makes a fresh start when she becomes romantically fascinated by John, her newâ€”and much youngerâ€”co-worker.
In the days of films like The Exorcist (1973) and Poltergeist (1982), the horror genre had a respectable reputation. Helmed by talented screenwriters and directors, the films werenâ€™t just there for a cheap thrill, and were easily capable of matching the quality of other critically acclaimed movies. Today, it seems, quality has been traded in for reboots and repetition.