Courage can help you fight back in scary situations. Promotes self-acceptance and problem-solving. On the downside, reinforces stereotypes and colorism.
Echoes of physical and verbal abuse from Marquis' childhood are heard at beginning of film. Murder and gore, including a large iron nail driven into a foot. Violence toward animals is suggested in one of Eloise and Earl's voodoo revivals. Marquis eats what he believes is stewed meat, but it's actually a loved one's body part, leading Marquis to vomit. It's suggested that while Marquis was incapacitated from Eloise's magic, she collected his semen for the creation of Marquis' boogity, a clay figure similar to a voodoo doll. If so, this could suggest that Eloise committed sexual assault toward Marquis.
Suggestion of Marquis and his wife embracing while she's in lingerie.
Exclamatory use of "God," as in "goddamn." Also "f--k," "f---king," "s--t," "ass," "hell," and the "N" word.