“Guaranteed to Jack You Up:” How ‘The Faculty’ Became My First Teenage Obsession

I had some surprising terms and conditions set by my parents when it came to renting horror at a young age. Once it had become clear I wasn’t just growing out of it, my mom decided I could rent anything that had been made in the 1980s or beforehand, as she figured that — as she put it — “yesterday’s R is today’s PG-13.” I can kind of see the logic…