Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

When you’re listening to these people pontificate about the socially useful things that slasher films do, or their artistic merits, remember that they’re a bunch of worthless bottom-of-the-ladder Hollywood slimeballs who would make literally any sort of film if they thought it’d turn a quick profit. This doc is from 2006, so some films aren’t … Continue reading

Halloween 2 (1981)

Halloween 2 (1981)

This film is the beginning of the end. As far as I can gather, it’s the first sequel to a slasher film – a few other “horror” franchises had sequels before this, but they weren’t slashers, and this sets the template. The killer is now effectively indestructible, unstoppable and his motives become more and more … Continue reading

The Dead Hate The Living! (2000)

The Dead Hate The Living! (2000)

You’ve got to get excited about a film with an exclamation point in the title! It promises excitement, adventure, and really wild things! Additionally, this one promises the dead, hating the living! I was completely fooled by the opening of this film – a stew of rubbish special effects, a doctor who appears to be a little … Continue reading