Jaime’s Film Diary: February 28, 2020

In order to continue keeping this site as active as possible while I have not been able to write as many full-length film reviews as I had planned initially, I figured that another solution would have come by in placing my Letterboxd entries starting from the week before here as a placeholder for eventual full-length reviews that are set to come by, if I were able to find the time to write another one. But as is, these are quick thoughts that I figure would be nice to keep afloat so that the site will remain active on a regular basis.

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Black Christmas – Review

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Bob Clark’s name is easy to recognize around the holiday season for having directed both a slasher film set around the season as well as arguably one of the most popular films all about the nostalgia of being a kid at Christmas. But Black Christmas isn’t solely known for being one of the most popular horror films about the holiday season, but also it has been widely considered the first slasher film alongside its reputation as one of the most successful Canadian films from the period. With its reputation as the first slasher film and eventual influence on later films of the period, the question that begs to be answered is how well does it hold up today?

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