Black Christmas (2006)

Written and Directed by Glen Morgan.  Starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Katie Cassidy, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert and Oliver Hudson.

Plot: an escaped maniac murders some sorority sisters during Christmas time


This is considered blasphemy by many a horror fan, but me and DJ actually like this remake much more than the original.  There’s a better story, a greater level of fear, a faster pace, awesome kills, a great cast (whom DJ especially loves), nice effects and good direction.  The killer being so brightly yellow is a little campy, but we can deal with that.

The only thing we couldn’t deal with was the unrealistic nature of those hospital doors.  No hospital room doors close like that.  Hell, they don’t usually keep them closed at all.  And why is it that the guy who’s been cheating on his girlfriend still ends up being the most rational character in the movie?

We highly recommend this movie and believe it should be watched on DVD rather than Netflix or cable.  Mostly because of the alternate scenes.  The international version of “Melissa’s” death is awesome and they show a lot more.  Also, there are 4 different endings that you should judge for yourself.  the 1st alternate is my favorite and the 2nd alternate is DJ’s.

I really like this movie and give it a 75/100.  DJ loved it, wants to own it, gives it an 87.


About TaraRomero

I suppose I could list my favorite movies here, but instead I'll give you a strange glimpse into what makes me TaraRomero. 1. When I'm alone I like to sing really loudly to songs I know really well and pretend I'm actually good at it. 2. I am a bonified Hiddlestoner. 3. I have kept a journal for the last 25 years and I still own every one of them. 4. I like ordering travel magazines and picking out trips I'm going to take when I'm rich. 5. I'm currently worrying about my brother. I always worry about my brother. He's younger and it's my job. 6. If I knew I was dying in one hour, I would type a very strange email and then go spend time with my family (including my fur babies). 7. The best non-horror movie I've seen recently is The Giant Mechanical Man. 8. I am obsessed with Bob's Burgers and I watch one episode every night before I go to bed. 9. If I had a son I'd name him Malachai (as in Christian Mythology). If I had a daughter I'd name her Antigone (as in Greek Mythology). 10. My favorite band is and I supposed always will be, Matchbox Twenty. However, the music has become more upbeat lately and I don't like it as much. Just being honest.
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