No One Gets Out Alive

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    ‘No One Gets Out Alive:’ Facing the Horror of Family

    by Alexa De La Fuente
    by Alexa De La Fuente

    I consider la familia one of the most important and confusing parts of being a Latina, so I appreciated the 2021 Latinx movie ‘No One Gets Out Alive’ for navigating this complicated territory inside the classic horror genre. But in the journey of killing off the mother and fighting the pressures of being a good Latina daughter, the movie ends up reinforcing established power dynamics that leaves the Latina with no escape, just death.