Scream Queens

Scream Queens
ESSENCE.COM Oct, 27, 2010

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Movie: Gothika (2003)
We would rather let Halle look coo-coo and see dead people, than in a sex scene with Billy Bob Thorton.

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Movie: I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Brandy went from being Moesha, to surprising us how well she could deliver a super suspenseful scene in a greenhouse.

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Movie: Halloween Resurrection (2002)
Talk about foul, we didn’t even know Tyra had died until Sara slipped on her blood.

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Movies: Venom (2005),One Missed Call (2008), Saw V (2008), The Unborn (2009)
After four films, Good knows the formula to being the perfect scream queen = distress, scream, and die.

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Movies: Critters 4 (1991), Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
Bassett proved twice that horror, well, it just might not be her forte.

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Movies: Manhunter (1986)
Beauvais was anything but fancy, when she played a young house buyer in this creepy “Silence of the Lambs” type film.

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Movie: Scream 2 (1997)
Of course Jada had to date the Black guy who died before the opening credits even rolled out.

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Movie: Scream 2 (1997)
Finally two Black women in one horror film? Yes, and they both die.

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Movie: Angel Heart (1987)
How can you forget that weird blood curdling sex scene with Mickey Rourke? Gross.

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Movie: Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Don’t feed the plants girls!

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Movie: Pulse (2006)
The film was a “The Ring” knockoff, but Milian was still a knockout.

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Movie: Breeders (1986)
First starring role given to a Black woman in horror film that was considered a mainstream horror film.

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Movie: Psychic Killer (1975)
Reese may have needed to be touched by an Angel and to calm her down in her minor but memorable roll with the butcher.

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Movie: 28 Days Later (2003)
“Staying alive is a good as it gets,” Harris declared played Selena said in this sci-fi horror film.

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Movie: Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
The way Kelly was literally cut off by Jason was one of the best kill scenes in the film.

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Movie: Alien vs. Predator (2004)
Finally Sanaa made her way out of Black films to an archaeological expedition on Bouvetoya Island.

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Movie: Blacula
In this film, the late McGhee plays the wife of a vampire who dies in captivity and comes back as a vampire years later when her coffin is opened.

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