Sissy a Social Media Horror Movie Worth Clicking on ‘Like and Subscribe’

Social media horror has totally been trending over the last few years. For horror filmmakers interesting in a bit of social commentary with their jumps, several recent movies have taken aim at influencer subculture and the social media obsession with followers and ‘likes’. Some of these movies have used social media or influencers simply propel […]

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Haunted Trail Offers Nothing New to the Haunted Attraction Horror Subgenre

October is just around the corner now, so cue the haunted attractions-based horror movie for this Halloween season. Over the last several years, the genre has treated horror fans to deadly escape rooms (Escape Room), killer haunted attractions (Haunt, Hell House LLC, The Houses October Built), and chilling fun houses (The Fun House, The Fun […]

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The Mutilator Carves Out a Bit of Cult Status From Its B-Movie Kills

Even if it was the ‘Golden Era’ of the slasher, not every slasher title released in the 1980s found an audience. Before the slasher franchise cycles kicked into effect and a Friday the 13th or Elm Street sequel released every year, micro-budgeted slashers still snuck into theaters. By the late 80s, the direct-to-video market offered […]

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Uncle Sam Stretches The Slasher Tradition of Holiday-Themed Horror

Just how bad of a state was the slasher subgenre in by the mid-1990s? In between Candyman and Scream, we got movies like Doctor Giggles, Leprechaun, Jason Goes to Hell, Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, and Ice Cream Man. To say the slasher had run out of gas at that time would have been […]

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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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X Checks Off All the Right Boxes For Horror Classic Status

Among the most anticipated horror movies of 2022, Ti West’s collaboration with A24, X, sits near the top of the list. For the last several years, A24 has established itself as the production studio for elevated horror (Midsommar, The Witch, Saint Maud). Though it’s been a while since he made an outright horror movie, West […]

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Adam & Evil A Forgettable Dollar-Bin Slasher Movie

Sometimes a late night with a cheesy horror movie isn’t a bad thing. Wooden acting, mindless story, choppy editing, visible boom mics – the kind of movies you’d find at the bottom of a $5 DVD bin in a grocery store. The 1980s defined itself with these sorts of B-movies you’d find on video store […]

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Student Body: High School Slasher Misunderstood the Assignment

On the surface, writer and director Lee Ann Kurr’s debut feature-length movie, Student Body, looks like just another slasher. High school students trapped inside a posh prep schools certainly doesn’t sound like it deviates much from expectations. At least Student Body isn’t another entry in a growing line of meta-slashers. And Kurr looks like she […]

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