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"Black Christmas" sets the precedent

Black Christmas (Clark, 1974) is known as one of the first slasher films in the horror genre. This film seems to have set the precedent for potential slasher films to come after it like Carpenter’s  392 more words

Pondering: Black Christmas

Bob Clark’s Black Christmas fits in the glove of traditional horror in overarching theme however, might catch horror film watchers a little of guard. Your typical horror genre will only spend so much time on back story, or the typical non-horrific world activities if you will, while Clark weaves in a lot of side stories and lot of cinematic business. 220 more words

Ambiguity in Black Christmas (1974)

Who is Agnes? Who is Billy? These two questions should bother anyone that has seen Black Christmas (dir. Bob Clark, 1974) because they cannot be answered in the film. 208 more words

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