Friday the 13th Edutainment - The Mirror Scare and Other Horror Movie Clichés... (Video)
Photo Credit: S & A
Film , Television , Web Series

Friday the 13th Edutainment - The Mirror Scare and Other Horror Movie Clichés... (Video)

mirror
Mirror Scare

It’s Friday the 13th, so why not…

Filmmakers are strongly encouraged to stay far away from these very predictable and unoriginal ideas, if you plan on making a horror movie. I think most of us will be very familiar with number 9 on the list. It’s become so commonplace now that we are actually surprised when it doesn’t happen; we even joke about it.

As for what they missed, how about the “refrigerator door reveal,” or the “mirror scare,” or the “no cell-phone signal” cliche.

A top 10 list follows immediately below; underneath, I found one series devoted entirely to the “mirror scare.”

And here’s the “Mirror Scare” montage:

Shadow and Act is a website dedicated to cinema, television and web content of Africa and its global Diaspora. With daily news, interviews, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, and more, Shadow and Act promotes content created by and about people of African descent throughout the world.

© 2023 Shadow & Act. All rights reserved.