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Valentine

Why Valentine is a Respectable Alternative To My Bloody Valentine

There are a ton of options for what to watch on Valentine’s Day, but for me it usually comes down to George Mihalka’s 1981 My Bloody Valentine and Jamie Blanks’ 2001 film Valentine. ...

Return to Horror High

Return to Horror High was Insanely Ahead of Its Time: And Here’s Why!

Return to Horror High is a low-budget slasher from the late ‘80’s, which was a notoriously bad time for the sub-genre. Not only were the films cheap, they generally had terrible actors and even worse ...

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

Terror Train is a Surprisingly Innovative Slasher

The slasher subgenre boomed after the release of John Carpenter’s Halloween. Where no one was even really sure that Halloween would work—at least not in the way that it did—once it proved to be a succ...

Curtains 1983

Peeling Back the Curtain: How Curtains Explores the Sleazier Side of Hollywood

By 1983, the slasher cycle was dying down. It had, for the most part, run its course. Halloween, Terror Train, The Prowler, Prom Night, we’d seen so many in just a few years and it felt like the well ...

Sleepaway Camp - Least Surprising Plot Twists - Seven Villains Who Need More Recognition - Sleepaway Camp as a Trans Narrative

The Pros and Cons of Sleepaway Camp as a Trans Narrative

I should start off this examination of the film by saying that I am not a trans individual and that this is only my understanding of both the merits and the problems of Sleepaway Camp and how it deals...

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II - Horror sequels that had nothing to do with the original

Seven Elm-Street-Influenced Slashers That Are Extremely Fun

There are certain horror movies and franchises that tend to set the standard for their era. In the ‘70s, there were a lot of isolated exploitation pictures inspired by The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. Fo...

Blood Rage

Seven Obscure Slashers That Are Too Much Fun to be Forgotten

We have a lot of love for slasher movies around these parts. Even if there are very few of them being made these days, they’re some of the first horror films that we learn about, usually some of the f...

Blood Rage

Seven of the Most Blatantly Obvious Halloween Rip-Offs

Halloween was not the first slasher movie, there’s no real point in arguing that. We had many similar things before it, notably films like Black Christmas, Psycho and Peeping Tom. But what Halloween d...

Maniac 1980

Seven Surprisingly Mean-Spirited Classic Slashers

For the most part, slashers are fun popcorn horror movies. We’re not meant to think too deeply about them. We’re not really meant to mourn for the passing of these characters, we’re just along for the...

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