I now believe, and have for decades that the essence of Science Fiction and Horror films is based on test marketing…often “advanced” technology or the “out there” truth are the focal points and core of the stories told.
Is it Live or Is it Memorex? This was a question that stimulated the vagus nerve before the delivery of the note that broke the glass.
Is it True to You? This is one of THE questions that I evoke….another one bites the bust!