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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Unsung Slasher Villains: Ten Underrated Killers From Slasher Movies

You know who they are – Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, and Chucky. Even casual horror fans could name these slasher movie villains. And while they may not be able to immediately rhyme off their names, odds are casual fans would at least recognize Jigsaw, Ghostface, or Pinhead. But what about the unsung slasher […]

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Behind The Mask The Rise of Leslie Vernon: Slasher Homage Finds the Fun in the Sub-Genre

By the mid-2000’s, audiences were wise to horror rules and conventions. Wes Craven’s Scream pulled the curtain on tired tropes and re-invigorated the genre. But Hollywood was slow to change and the slasher-lite renaissance that followed recycled the same narratives without Craven’s self-awareness. And remakes and ‘Torture Porn’ characterized horror for most of the aughts. […]

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