Black Christmas (1974) Ending Explained: A Bleak End To The Blackest Of Christmases

“They’re all the same.

Some stupid killer stalking some big-breasted girl who can’t act who is always running up the stairs when she should be running out the front door.” When Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) gave her famous critique of slasher movies in Wes Craven’s “Scream,” she summed up everything that had become so corny and predictable about the genre in the ’80s.

Of course, Craven’s own Freddy Krueger was partially to blame, going from an inescapable monster haunting his victims’ nightmares to a bogeyman with a penchant for novelty killings and gnarly one-liners.

Hell, he even ended up rapping with the Fat Boys in the video for “Are You Ready For Freddy.”While there are many classic slasher movies out there, the genre often gets a bad rap for hackery and gimmickry, which, thanks to endless sequels, reboots, and remakes, is deserved to some extent.

That is why

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