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Wait, Are The Auteur & The Voyeur On 'Riverdale' The Same Person?

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Wait, Are The Auteur & The Voyeur On 'Riverdale' The Same Person?

After painstakingly explaining the Stonies' murder scheme and Jughead's faked death, there was only one mystery left to solve in Riverdale Season 4: who in the name of Cheryl Blossom's red lip was sending those creepy VHS tapes to the residents of Riverdale?

And that was just the beginning of it. The Voyeur's harassment grew from VHS tapes of front doors to reenacted town murders by people in masks that resembled Betty, Jughead, Archie, Veronica, et al. And as the tapes escalated, so did the name of the mysterious villain in Riverdale — from Voyeur to Auteur. That is, assuming they're the same person.

Jughead initially suggests that the Voyeur has turned into an Auteur because they have started directing and creating content, beyond just watching the homes of the gang. (And for those that skipped film theory in college, an "auteur," according to Google, is a filmmaker whose personal influence and artistic control over a movie are so great that the filmmaker is regarded as the author of the movie.) The fact that he suggested it seems like a pretty solid clue to hang our hats on, that the Voyeur has turned into the Auteur. (Even if it is weird to change the name of a villain mid-way through a storyline.)

But this is Riverdale. For all we know, Jason Blossom's re-animated corpse is creating the unsettling homemade slasher films and the earlier surveillance footage was some other creep's attempt at settling a score. (There are a lot of creeps in Riverdale and even more scores to be settled.)

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