Black Christmas

Black Christmas

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Glen Morgan’s update of Bob Clark’s 1974 slasher flick Black Christmas is an exemplar of how to screw up a modern horror film remake: ignore the original’s distinctively creepy elements, pile on obligatory gore and illogical red herrings, and make sure that every facet of the mysterious killer’s motivation is explained via deflating exposition. Clark’s seminal film remains largely noteworthy for establishing genre tropes (shots from the villain’s POV, phallic instruments of death) that were later refined by Halloween and

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DVD
Distributor
Dimension Films
Runtime
84 min
Rating
R
Year
2006
Director
Glen Morgan
Screenwriter
Glen Morgan
Cast
Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Kristen Cloke, Andrea Martin, Crystal Lowe, Karin Konoval, Dean Friss, Robert Mann