CHILD’S PLAY 2: Capitalism Kills Families and People

Although it’s too similar to the first movie and not as different as the third, CHILD’S PLAY 2 has its genuine slasher moments.

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MOUNTAINTOP MOTEL MASSACRE: Biblical Murder and Mental Health Horrors

MOUNTAINTOP MOTEL MASSACRE’s a mess. But a creepy one about the horrors of neglected mental illness.

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Father Gore’s October Recommendations – Vol. 3: Slashers

Ten slasher recommendations worthy of your Halloween marathons this season

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THE SLAYER Walks a Fine Line Between Art and Life

1982’s THE SLAYER is a Video Nasty, and it’s not amazing, but it’s so much more, too.

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SLEEPAWAY CAMP and the Horror of Enforcing Gender Roles

The endlessly unnerving SLEEPAWAY CAMP was more ambitious than other slashers, opting to take on psychological damage and gender roles.

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URBAN EXPLORER: Confronting Germany’s Buried Nazi History

URBAN EXPLORER’s not a good movie, but it has plenty of things to say about how we sometimes choose to hide the past rather than confront it.

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Meta-Horror in BEHIND THE MASK: THE RISE OF LESLIE VERNON

One of the best intertextual horror films out there: a deconstructionist look at the slasher sub-genre.

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Scream Queens – Season 2, Episode 6: “Blood Drive”

FOX’s Scream Queens Season 2, Episode 6: “Blood Drive” Directed by Mary Wigmore Written by Brad Falchuk * For a review of the previous episode, “Chanel Pour Homme-Icide” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Hand” – click here At the CURE Institute life goes on, though not exactly well.Continue reading “Scream Queens – Season 2, Episode 6: “Blood Drive””

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MY BLOODY VALENTINE: The Nasty Ballad of Harry Warden

The original night of Valentine’s Day terror, when the ’80s was getting full into the swing of horror. A true slasher classic.

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I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER: A Flashy, Slashy, Trashy Good Time

The sweet revenge of a man left for dead comes at the end of a sharp, shiny hook.

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Scream Queens – Season 2, Episode 4: “Halloween Blues”

FOX’s Scream Queens Season 2, Episode 4: “Halloween Blues” Directed by Loni Peristere Written by Brad Falchuk * For a review of the previous episode, “Handidates” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Chanel Pour Homme-icide” – click here After the bloody events of Chanel Oberlin’s (Emma Roberts) would-be wedding toContinue reading “Scream Queens – Season 2, Episode 4: “Halloween Blues””

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