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'80s slashers you may have missed - Jamie Lee Curtis in Terror Train

Nine ’80s Slashers You Might Have Missed But Need to See

’80s slashers. Even today, these are how a lot of people define the entire genre. As a sub-genre, it’s never had as strong of an output as it did from 1980-1985, despite some resurgence in the m...

How Mario Bava Set the Template for American Slashers

It’s no secret that the early slasher films were heavily influenced by the Italian giallo movies. These were very similar features, albeit slightly more sophisticated—yet gorier—versions of the same t...

90's slashers

Why 90’s Slashers Get Too Much Flack (And How They Helped the Genre)

The slasher film began to build momentum in the late ’70s and really took off in the early s80s. Halloween was a major independent success and Friday the 13th followed right on its heels and lau...

Somebody Help Me

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Somebody Help Me (2007)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People, a segment where Zena Dixon watch films everybody hates! In honor of Black History Month we will be revisiting Chris Stoker’s outrageously bad Someb...

Five Films That Prove You Should Never Step Foot in the Water Again – Even the Shower

Winter is always an interesting time on the east coast of the United States. It is a time when many of us find ourselves uttering phrases like “it’s too cold to be alive” each time r...