Stalk and Slash: The Top 50 Slasher Movies of All Time, PT V

Across Parts I to IV, we’ve counted the best slasher movies of all time from Number 50 to Number 11. Now it’s time to list the best of the best as we’ve finally made it to the Top 10. Not surprisingly, familiar classics make the grade with maybe one or two surprises. Wes Craven, Dario […]

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Stalk and Slash: The Top 50 Slasher Movies of All Time, PT. IV

So far we’ve counted down the best slasher movies of all time from Number 50 to 21. In Part Four of the countdown, we’re paring down the potential list to the cream of the crop. As we list off Numbers 20 to 11 of the best slashers in horror, there’s a few big franchise sequels, […]

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Stalk and Slash: The Top 50 Slasher Movies of All Time, PT III

And the countdown of the countdown of the Top 50 Slasher Movies of all time continues. Here, in Part III, we list of the picks for Numbers 30 to 21. There’s a little bit of everything including more Gialli, a sequel from a classic slasher franchise, and representative from the New French Extremity. Throw in […]

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Stalk and Slash: The Top 50 Slashers of All Time Part I

What are the best slasher movies of all time? With its roots in psychological thrillers Psycho and Peeping Tom, the slasher subgenre saw its template coalesce over the 1970s before its ‘Golden Era’ took flight in the 1980s. Horror would hit a low ebb in the 1990s before Wes Craven’s Scream would revitalize the genre. […]

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Fresh Picks: A Menu Of Cannibal Horror Movie Selections

As a genre, horror is intended to be transgressive and push boundaries. If there’s a taboo subject matter, cannibalism would have to rank pretty high on the list. Not surprisingly then, plenty of horror movies have sunk their teeth into the subject. Just last week, Hulu released horror-comedy Fresh to a strong critical reaction. In […]

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Five (More) Underrated Slasher Movies for Horror Fans

In one of the inaugural posts here on The Abominable Dr. Welsh, we looked at five underrated slasher movies. We know all the big ones – Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Halloween, Scream, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. But during its ‘Golden Era’ in the 1980s, movie studios were churning out slashers […]

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