In the column Pop Punishment, Louis Peitzman endures the most derided genre films, television, and literature, all for your sadistic pleasure.
Here are two high tension deadly escapades, from the latest Final Destination film. Yes, they're still making those. I still have a hard time swallowing that death has nothing better to do than kill off kids in clever ways.
The Final Destination is about the same thing all the other Destination movies: writers desperately searching for new and more creative ways to kill people. Remember the exploding vodka computer with the knives? (Although actually, I liked that flick). The series has started to seem very Mouse Trap-meets-Real World,…