Like swords and bear traps, nostalgia is all about how you wield it.
As wild and sexy as werewolves are, the only thing you'd be able to do with them nowadays is put them out of their misery.
Stanley Kubrick, mad man that he is, mapped out the Overlook to subconsciously mess with the audience's brains.
Lurking behind the grim visage of 'Logan' is an even grimmer visage of a murderer running around free and unchecked.
When you're trying to avoid showing a lesbian couple on TV, of course the obvious solution is to change their relationship to 'incestuous cousins.'
Gene Siskel was unnecessarily doxxing people way before the basement-dwelling denizens of Reddit were.
Did the people trying to depict realistic teenage experiences ever actually experience teenagerdom?
Centuries from now, our grandchildren's grandchildren will be watching beautiful people erotically waterboard one another on the beach, and they'll have no clue where it came from.
Every once in a while, you can find the solutions to your bafflement in the same fictional universe that provided the plot hole in the first place.
Here's photographic evidence that the people making our favorite movies and TV shows are some goofy motherflippers.
In the same way there's no shortage of horrifying moments in your actual childhood, there are a lot of creeptacular moments in the family friendly shows we used to watch.
Thankfully, not every human-turned-furniture needed screen time in the newest 'Beauty And The Beast.'
These animated films and shows might look silly on the surface but they will sucker-punch you right in the tear duct.