Black Christmas

Black Christmas

Every generation gets the Black Christmas it deserves.

In this case, a Twitter checklist of thuddingly obvious Bold Social Statements that shamelessly steals the very few non-half-baked ideas it has from everything from Buffy to Exorcist III. What a groan of a movie. No, actually: it's a hashtag of a movie.

If nothing else, this confirms the original 1974 version as a masterclass on how to write genuinely feminist characters in a horror movie without either wallowing in painful cliches or sounding like a social media screed.

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