On December 18, Kevin joined the live-tweet of Bob Clark’s original 1974 Black Christmas, which was organized by @LostHighway. Here’s a log, complete with time-code for your home-viewing pleasure.
Please note that many other folks participated in this live-tweet, which can be found by searching #blackxmas_live.
I am rolling. had a technical glitch, but caught up with the heavy breather in #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 05:15 – Magot Kidder as a lush. There’s a fresh idea.
#blackxmas_live 05:35 – “You’re a real gold-plated whore, mother. You know that?” wow.
#blackxmas_live 06:35 – I’ll hand it to this movie. They don’t just put a pretty girl in glasses to make her ugly. they get a real one
#blackxmas_live 07:15 – I think he’s choking a real chicken this time.
#blackxmas_live 08:10 – “Let me lick it.” Sounds like Reagan from the EXORCIST.
#blackxmas_live 09:10 – Is Margot Kidder the house mother or a 30-year-old sorority sister?
#blackxmas_live 10:15 – Why are everyone whose over 25 in this house drunk?
#blackxmas_live 11:00 – And the killer is… Tom Cruise. ‘Cause he’s still in the closet. Get it? huh? Get it?
#blackxmas_live 12:00 – Was she just killed by a taun taun?
#blackxmas_live 14:45 – She’s talking to Romeo.
#blackxmas_live 15:50 – How much booze is stashed in this sorority house anyway?
#blackxmas_live 17:45 – That’s right people. Those extras are the only black people in BLACK CHRISTMAS.
#blackxmas_live 18:45 – So this guy doesn’t know where his daughter lives? WTF?
#blackxmas_live 19:30 – Underpriveledged children? The kind that get a lame Santa and a drunk Lois Lane handing out candy?
#blackxmas_live 20:10 – “I didnt’ sent my daughter here to be drinking and picking up boys.” This was college in the 70s, man.
#blackxmas_live 21:10 – This woman has zero taste in hats. That is all.
#blackxmas_live 21:45 – I’m pretty sure PETA was unhappy with the Claude treatment.
@ThatStevenC When I searched “black christmas” on netflix, the choices were this and THIS CHRISTMAS, the Tyler Perry wannabe movie.
#blackxmas_live 23:20 – So Juliet in the massive pink hat wants to abort David Bowman’s baby. This is a whacky film.
@StellarReviews He’s not even trying. He’s worse than the wino Santa my kids went to last week. #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 26:40 – Is Margot Kidder drinking motor oil now?
#blackxmas_live 27:50 – Apparently they haven’t invented liquor stores yet. Why else would hte house mother be stashing booze like acorns/
#blackxmas_live 28:30 – This movie needs a giant leg lamp to make it perfect.
@ThatStevenC You’d think she’s start smelling by now. #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 29:15 – Jason Voorhees beats this guy up with his own hockey mask.
#blackxmas_live 30:00 – This movie has more flannel in it than a HOME IMPROVEMENT reunion with Bob Vila and George Lucas.
#blackxmas_live 31:50 – He wants to know why no one is looking for Claire. I want to know why no one has gone in the attic.
@Losthighway He would play a cop in a caveman movie. #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 33:00 – Where were the sororities populated with drunken 30-year-old women cutting pix out of Playboys when I was in school?
#blackxmas_live 34:40 – Wow. This is turning into an after-school special with Margot Kidder as the drunken father.
#blackxmas_live 35:50 – When performance art goes bad.
#blackxmas_live 36:15 – It’s a good thing he’s got his pimpin’ coat on!
#blackxmas_live 37:50 – Snowmobiles, dogs and a search party. And all someone had to do was go to the attic for a coat.
#blackxmas_live 38:45 – Claude the cat gets the prize. He found the dead girl… and is about to eat her.
#blackxmas_live 39:45 – Claude?
#blackxmas_live 40:00 – Claude?
#blackxmas_live 41:05 – Bingo. Drunken house mother wins the 2nd place prize… a hook to the face.
#blackxmas_live 42:40 – I refuse to believe that Art Hindle in his pimpin’ Chewbacca coat heard none of that.
#blackxmas_live 43:25 – That mustache isn’t even real.
#blackxmas_live 44:15 – Shouldn’t you be getting that abortion by now?
#blackxmas_live 45:15 – Mrs. Mack! Claude! Why won’t anyone answer?
@StellarReviews I have to say that I too like a little more slashing in my slasher flicks. #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 47:55 – I think that couch used to live at my grandmother’s house c. 1976.
#blackxmas_live 48:45 – He doesn’t want to line up behind 8 people to take a bath? Is he going to school in Afghanistan?
#blackxmas_live 51:00 – Cops. Always playing practical jokes and not letting the audience in on them.
#blackxmas_live 51:35 – Ahhhhhh… the fellatio phone number joke comes back. Wacka wacka wacka.
#blackxmas_live 52:35 – Is that Christmas tree turning into a pod person from INVASION OF THE BODY SNATCHERS?
#blackxmas_live 53:40 – John Saxton and the Canadian Telephone Service to the rescue.
#blackxmas_live 54:20 – This guy is sooooo totally calling for a hooker.
#blackxmas_live 55:05 – What constitutes “not drinking much at all” in this sorority?
#blackxmas_live 55:48 – The phone technician it making sweet, sweet love to that avacado-green phone.
#blackxmas_live 57:30 – It’s not a party until the ugly girl with glasses breaks down and cries.
#blackxmas_live 1:00:15 – In its theatrical release, no one was permitted to enter or leave during the avacado-green phone scene.
#blackxmas_live 1:00:55 – And there’s Margot Kidder, sleeping it off.
#blackxmas_live 1:01:50 – We are an hour in, and there have been 2 1/2 deaths (the h.s. girl counts as only 1/2)
#blackxmas_live 1:02:30 – Isn’t it sweet that the disadvantaged kids are caroling to the house with the crazy drunk lady & wino Santa?
#blackxmas_live 1:04:00 – Lois Lane is going to regret collecting unicorns.
#blackxmas_live 1:05:20 – “Get the children into the car!” There’s like a dozen kids. Are they getting into a clown car?
#blackxmas_live 1:06:40 – These prank calls seem to be a team effort.
#blackxmas_live 1:08:55 – Is she wearing a nightgown from LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE
#blackxmas_live 1:09:45 – The police station is where the Pixar Luxo Jr. lamps white trash cousins work.
#blackxmas_live 1:11:50 – It’s important to tell John Saxton and his comb-over about your abortion.
#blackxmas_live 1:12:45 – Was Peter with you when you got a call? What about President Nixon? Or the Pope? Maybe it was them.
#blackxmas_live 1:13:45 – This police force doesn’t have the budget for ceiling lights.
#blackxmas_live 1:14:35 – “We’re with the search party.” We’re also here for the panty raid.
#blackxmas_live 1:15:00 – Why is John Fielder and Bill Nye the Science Guy coming to sorority houses carrying guns?
#blackxmas_live 1:17:15 – Phil?! Mrs. Mack?! Claude!?
#blackxmas_live 1:18:20 – The prank caller is not doing his impression of this week’s episode of GOOD TIMES.
#blackxmas_live 1:20:00 – They’re coming from inside the house! Where have I heard that before? LOL.
#blackxmas_live 1:20:20 – Looks like Jennings spilled some Smucker’s jelly all over his neck.
#blackxmas_live 1:21:20 – “Are you the only one in this house?” “No.” “You got that right, sister.”
#blackxmas_live 1:22;25 – Phil! Bob! Claude!
#blackxmas_live 1:23:30 – A fireplace poker. Poker? I don’t even know her.
#blackxmas_live 1:24:25 – Ha! Booze on Margot Kidder’s wreath. That is awesome.
RT @StellarReviews: #blackxmas_live Really? It took them that long? He’s killing people in the house it’s not that big. HA!
#blackxmas_live 1:26:40 – How far away is this police station? Isn’t it a small college town?
#blackxmas_live 1:28:45 – Kier Dullea and his creepy Alex-from-Clockwork-Orange hairstyle are here to save the day… or kill her.
#blackxmas_live 1;29:55 – Six days later… the cops finally show up.
#blackxmas_live 1:30:55 – Er… Juliet, you’re supposed to abort the baby, not the boyfriend.
#blackxmas_live 1:31:45 – That is one big freaking alarm clock.
#blackxmas_live 1:32:30 – Reporters??? Why are they in the sorority house?
#blackxmas_live 1:33:00 – Claire’s dad wanted some attention, so he fainted. Nice.
#blackxmas_live 1:34:00 – You’d think they’d remove the blood-stained mattress if they’re going to remove the sheets.
@Skippyqsb Nash is the greatest cop since the deputy from CABIN FEVER. #blackxmas_live
#blackxmas_live 1:35:55 – And they still haven’t found the other 2 dead bodies? These people are total morons.
#blackxmas_live 1:36:30 – And ROLL CREDITS! We needed more pimpin’ Chewbacca coats in this movie.
Final thoughts on BLACK CHRISTMAS-Not as good as I remember. Pretty tame for a slasher. Coulda used some boobs w/ the booze. #blackxmas_live
@Losthighway It’s better in a theater. Saw it at an all-night horror marathon a few years back. Liked it better then. #blackxmas_live
Thanks to @chrisbanzai @Drive_In_Dan @cbachelder @Losthighway @Skippyqsb @JCouturier @ThatStevenC @StellarReviews for joining in on the live-tweet
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