Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Top Ten Horror Movie Franchises for Halloween - #9

Here is #9 on our list for the top ten horror movie franchises for Halloween.

9. Scream
While other films had flirted with it before Wes Craven’s Scream was the first to fully embrace a self aware, sometimes self deprecating humor. The franchise’s niche is messing with horror clich├ęs as in each movie the iconic Ghostface plays upon genre tropes and taunts his victims with horror history. The movies are decent but it’s Ghostface himself who is the real draw – for more than fifteen years now his “screaming ghost” face has been a staple in every store’s Halloween section. 

Posted by Terry Pierson, Library Clerk