Saturday, April 16, 2011

The Final Girl (Who Likes Girls)

Question about Scream 4 that I haven’t had answered and that I’m posting online in hopes that the answer will just find me: What did Charlie and Robbie mean when they were explaining that the only way to survive a horror movie now is to be gay? Like, is that a thing — that gay characters in horror movies are somehow even safer than virgins? I’m struggling to think of a single gay character in a horror movie how fared better than the straights.


  1. Jesse in the second Nightmare on Elm Street technically lives through that movie, and though he's in the closet, the writer did intend for him to be gay.

  2. There's also High Tension (Haute Tension). The two main characters are alive at the end of the movie after everyone else gets murdered.