Via B&S About Movies-Exploring The Weapons, The Hours and The Motives of Slasher Films

This weekend, after literal months of watching slashers prepping for this October’s Slasher Month event, I started thinking about each subsequent slasher as a game of Clue. To wit: How did each person get killed? What holiday or time of year killed them? And why did they get wiped out? Francesco Mazzei’s 1972 giallo lent this […]

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Via charles french words reading and writing-Favorite Horror Films Part 8: The Mummy

(en.wikipedia.org) In 1932, Universal studios followed up on its enormous success with Dracula and Frankenstein with the release of The Mummy. Riding the crest of his popularity at the box office, Boris Karloff starred, Karl Freund directed, and Carl Leammle Jr. produced the film. The movie was another financial success for the studio and further […]

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Via VHS Revival-We Need to Talk About Damien: The Omen and the Birth of a Monster

It’s smiles and cries with Richard Donner’s devilish horror epic There’s something terrifyingly ancient, unknown and immense about the best religious-themed horrors, where humankind and human achievement are made very small and insignificant in the face of apocalyptic, supernatural and monolithic power. Even when it’s the good side dispensing justice, the results can be terrifying […]

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Via B&S About Movies -SLASHER MONTH starts tomorrow!

October is almost upon us and you know what that means… It’s time to go crazy watching horror movies. Not just any horror movies. We’re talking stalk and slash. Awesome kills. Tom Savini. Prowlers, mutilators, phantom killers and the blackest eyes you’ve ever seen. Get ready for two slashers a day, all October long. I’ve […]

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