Jennifer's Body

October 30, 2009 - 8:14pm
More to Jennifer than her body.

When it was announced that Academy Award-winning queen of quirk Diablo Cody would follow up Juno with the teen-horror film Jennifer’s Body, the news garnered tentative excitement within the horror fan community. The teen-horror genre has been in a slump since the last Scream entry nine years ago. The deft Scream series toyed with genre conventions in a self-referential manner, while still providing a great number of scares. Saw and Hostel then started a wave of lamentable torture porn.