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Top 10 reasons to love URBAN LEGEND

If you know me at all, then you've likely heard me rave about 1998's URBAN LEGEND, a teen slasher in the tradition of SCREAM.  The premise of URBAN LEGEND is nothing short of fantastic: a serial killer is offing people based on urban legends, essentially turning them all into true stories. Now I'd also be lying if I told you that the movie wasn't a ripoff of SCREAM, because let's face it, without SCREAM, we don't have 90% of the teen slashers that were released in the late '90s and most of the early 2000s.  But that doesn't mean a fun movie can't come out of it.  And that's exactly what we have with URBAN LEGEND. I've compiled a list of the top ten reasons to love URBAN LEGEND.  So even if you hate it, you've got to love it for these reasons. Now let's begin... 1. Brad Dourif as a creepy gas station attendant! Right from the get-go we're treated to a sweet cameo with veteran genre fave Brad Dourif, probably best