Tag Archive: slasher

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

Late Movie Review: ‘Halloween’

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Plot: Forty years after Michael Myers’ (James Jude Courtney) Halloween night killing spree, Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) has become a survivalist recluse. Estranged from her daughter Karen (Judy Greer), Laurie prays for… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Final Girls’ by Riley Sager

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I am going out on a limb here to say that visitors to this site are familiar with a common slasher movie scenario. A blade-wielding madman attacks a group of teens at a… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Introducing Michael Myers

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Introducing Michael Myers Halloween (1978) Dir. John Carpenter The Scene: John Carpenter throws us into the POV of a stalker when his masterpiece begins. The camera glides around the house peering in through… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blood Rage’

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With this Retro Review, I decided to look at another horror favorite from the Video Era. In 1983, director John Grissmer and screenwriter Bruce Rubin (who would go on to write for films… Continue reading

Holiday Retro Review: ‘Silent Night, Deadly Night’

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It has become a tradition for the makers of slasher flicks to base their movies around major landmark days. Whether they be prom night, April Fools Day, summer camp, or Halloween. A few… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors’

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This years marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of the best sequels in the horror genre, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. True there was a Nightmare on Elm Street 2:… Continue reading