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Scream Queens' Jamie Lee Curtis Pays Tribute to Mother Janet Leigh and Psycho

While actress Jamie Lee Curtis independently became a “scream queen” through her role as Laurie Strode in the Halloween franchise, she also comes by her title through heredity. In 1960, Curtis’ mother Janet Leigh delivered one of the most iconic onscreen shrieks of all time as Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho

Scream Queens Pays Homage to the Grand Movie Tradition of Dork Makeovers

Fox’s new horror comedy Scream Queens is, as the title suggests, a sendup to the horror films that came before it, but that doesn’t mean that the show is solely paying tribute to the slasher genre. In fact, it looks like the entire mean teen movie pantheon is getting its due and last night’s trope victim was the teen…

Scream Queens Is Offensive, Tasteless, and Pretty Fucking Funny

“Name one bad thing that’s ever happened in a Best Buy parking lot,” a security guard tells her friend midway through the Scream Queens pilot. The joke, of course, is a reference to the death of Hae Min Lee, whose real-life murder—a story popularized by the podcast Serial—may have happened in the parking lot of a Best…

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Let's Hope Everyone Gets Murdered in Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens

Here’s the first full-length trailer for Ryan Murphy’s upcoming horror comedy Scream Queens. The good news is that the first couple seasons of Murphy’s shows tend to be pretty entertaining. The bad news is that it’s highly doubtful that the entire cast—which includes Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, and Ariana Grande—will…