One of the best intertextual horror films out there: a deconstructionist look at the slasher sub-genre.
ROVDYR’s Nothing New, Still Visceral
Nothing out of the ordinary here. Yet ROVDYR (a.k.a MANHUNT) packs a visceral, brutish punch all the same.
Scarce is Finger Lickin’ Bad
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vNvsKcp738 Scarce. 2008. Directed & Written by Jesse Thomas Cook and John Geddes. Starring Steve Warren, Gary Fischer, Chris Warrilow, Thomas Webb, John Geddes, Jesse Thomas Cook, Stephanie Banting, Gavin Peacock, Matt Griffin, Jaclyn Pampalone, Jackie Eddolls, & Jason Derushie. Bloodlife Films/Two Door Four Door Pictures. Rated 18A. 93 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★1/2 Some movies are …
The Hills Run Red with the Sounds of Slasher Horror
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3z4avzVKJU The Hills Run Red. 2009. Directed by Dave Parker. Screenplay by John Dombrow & David J. Schow. Starring Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrink, William Sadler, Janet Montgomery, Alex Wyndham, Ewan Bailey, & Danko Jordanov. Fever Dreams/Warner Premiere/Dark Castle Entertainment. Rated R. 81 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★1/2 I'm a lover of the slasher sub-genre. When I was …
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Don’t Go In The House: The Death of Disco and A Mother Too Far
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPuDc7Bn7iM Don't Go In The House. 1979. Directed by Joseph Ellison. Screenplay by Ellison, Ellen Hammill, & Joe Masefield. Starring Dan Grimaldi, Charles Bonet, Bill Ricci, Robert Osth, Dennis M. Hunter, John Hedberg, Ruth Dardick, Johanna Brushay, Darcy Shean, Mary Ann Chinn, & Lois Verkruepse. Turbine Films Inc. Rated R. 82 minutes. Horror ★★★★ Still …
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Man Vs: Survivorman Meets Predator
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBkQstwn6_s Man Vs. 2015. Directed by Adam Massey. Screenplay by Thomas Michael. Starring Chris Diamantopoulos, Chloe Bradt, Michael Cram, Kelly Fanson, Sam Kalilieh, Alex Karzis, Constantine Meglis, Drew Nelson, & Kate Ziegler. Darius Films. Unrated. 87 minutes. Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller ★★ When it comes to found footage, a film can often help itself by using a gimmick. …
Afflicted: Found Footage Captures a Dangerous Disease
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWQfdR3cGVk Afflicted. 2013. Directed/Written by Derek Lee & Clif Prowse. Starring Derek Lee, Clif Prowse, Michael Gill, Baya Rehaz, Benjamin Zeitoun, Zach Gray, Jason Lee, Edo Van Breeman, Gary Redekop, Lily Py Lee, & Ellen Ferguson. Automatki Entertainment/IM Global/Téléfilm Canada. Rated 14A. 85 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★ When I start reviews of films which use the …
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Another: Road to Nowhere with Satanic Nonsense
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEtPDbJAm4A Another a.k.a Mark of the Witch. 2014. Directed & Written by Jason Bognacki. Starring Paulie Redding, David Landry, Lillian Pennypacker, Maria Olsen, Michael St. Michaels, & Nancy Wolfe. Full Frame Features. Not Rated. 80 minutes. Fantasy/Horror ★ Generally, I'm an internet critic whose standards aren't overly picky. If you've ready more than a handful …
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