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MM Updates: Scream VHS prints, Freddy Krueger & Columbine

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Hey!  Going to be starting something a little new here on MorbidMuch -- random little articles about projects and things I'm working and little mail calls of things I've received and what I think is worth sharing.  I'll call this new feature "MM Updates" (creative, right?).

Well, it's Thursday, April 20...here's what's up...

I'm working on new prints of the variant Scream VHS covers (see article image above for an idea).  Not sure when they'll be ready, but when they are, you'll know.I'm finally displaying my Freddy Krueger figure.  It's solid rubber, about 8" tall and was made in 1989 (see pic at bottom of post).I'm also currently working on a screenplay that could potentially reboot a well-known slasher franchise (here's a hint: it's not Scream).Today's the 18th anniversary of the Columbine High School shootings on April 20, 1999.  This case affected me.  I'm fascinated by it.  I'm watching Bowling fo…

I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER has the best chase scene ever!

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I recently sat down and watched I Know What You Did Last Summer on Blu-ray for the first time ever.  And although it isn't the greatest transfer ever, it was still cool finally seeing in glorious 1080 high definition.


But towards the end of the movie when the fisherman kills the cop and Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) escapes from the cop car I totally remembered that this may be the greatest chase scene in slasher movie history.  Bold statement, I know.  But I'm going to try to back it up.


Hear me out.

So Helen gets out of the cop car and the chase is on.  She runs to her father's store, Shiver's (which should be "Shivers" or "Shivers'" but oh well).



And this is where the chase turns into a nice little homage to Halloween.


Helen gets to the door but it's locked.  She's screaming for her sister, Elsa, to come and open the door.


And the fisherman is still in hot pursuit.


Elsa finally lets Helen in before the fisherman can reach her…
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