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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Hello, Sidney: Scream and Its Sequels, From Top to Bottom

In less than a week, Scream 5 will hit theatres and officially kick off the 2022 horror movie schedule. Aside from Halloween Ends, it’s arguably this year’s most anticipated genre offering. Over a decade has passed since the last Scream movie and a lot has changed in horror. James Vanderbilt and Gary Busick take over […]

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A Cut Above the Rest: The 10 Best Horror Movies of 2021

Following a year where studios shelved most major horror releases, 2021 saw theaters slowly re-open across North America. Even if things weren’t back to normal, horror rewarded patient fans with an exceptional year for new releases. But in somewhat of a surprising turn of events, the highly anticipated movies didn’t universally live up to the […]

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