Tag Archive: slasher

‘Slasher’ Season 4 Is Remarkably Good

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We haven’t engaged much with the previous seasons of the seasonal anthology series based on…well, slashers. The concept tends to stretch pretty thin if extended out to a series worth of screen time.… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning’

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In 1984, Paramount Pictures released Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter on movie audiences. Sure these were fun movies, but the powers-that-be at Paramount were always embarrassed by the franchise. After all they… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Slumber Party Massacre’

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By 1982 audiences were already becoming familiar with the tropes of a slasher movie where the deranged killer pursues poor young coeds. Feminist activist and screenwriter Rita Mae Brown decided to have some… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Tourist Trap’

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One of the most fun things during a road trip is making an unexpected stop and a place which seems interesting. That is when they have you, because you are trapped….in a TOURIST… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Babysitter 2: Killer Queen’

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Director: McG Cast: Judah Lewis, Emily Alyn Lind, Jenna Ortega, Robbie Amell, Andrew Bachelor, Hana Mae Lee, Bella Thorne, Samara Weaving, Ken Marino, Leslie Bibb Plot: Cole is older, but left traumatised by… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’

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In a small Wisconsin town in the 1950’s a seemingly simple handyman named Ed Gein, was discovered to be a serial killer, grave robber, and cannibal earning him the infamous nickname, the Plainfield… Continue reading

Retro Review: Night Killer

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Italian director Claudio Fragasso has cemented himself in film history by making Troll 2, a film argued by many as being the worst movie ever made. But a little research will show that… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Chopping Mall’

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Though they may now stand as relics of a bygone era where old people workout and young people loiter and commit petty crimes, they mall was once a staple of American life. In… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Black Christmas’

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Director: Sophia Takal Cast: Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Lily Donoghue, Brittany O’Grady, Caleb Eberhardt, Simon Mead, Cary Elwes Plot: As the students of Hawthorne College head home for the holidays a masked killer… Continue reading

Retro Review: House on Sorority Row

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There have been several slasher movies made over the years which sees sorority girls hacked up at the hands of a mad man. Yet there are only a few which are still remembered… Continue reading