Four movie analyses.
Why do we sometimes love the bad guy in a movie?
How come we can look past a character’s negative, and even antisocial traits and start cheering for gangsters, serial killers, and master manipulators of all kinds?
On my main website, Psychology Corner, I address the main psychological reasons why we end up loving the villain, in a series of articles dedicated to some of the best characters that fit the previous description.
Here are four of them.