Tagged with slasher films

“The 50 Best Slasher Movies of All Time”

“The 50 Best Slasher Movies of All Time”


It’s been so long since I put together my big blurb contribution for Paste Magazine‘s list of the 50 best slasher movies of all time (of all time!) that I actually…forgot we hadn’t yet published it. But we hadn’t! And now we have! I wrote about Tenebrae, the Dario Argento meta classic, and you’ll also see re-ups … Continue reading

Is the Slasher Movie Dying?

Is the Slasher Movie Dying?


Friday the 13th only rolls around so often; in the case of 2017, “so often” means “twice,” and we’ll stick to that pattern until Donald Trump (or, who knows, maybe Mike Pence) gets voted the fuck out of office. But how cool is it that our second Friday the 13th this year happens to fall … Continue reading

Go, See, Talk! Review: Detention, 2012, dir. Joseph Kahn

Go, See, Talk! Review: Detention, 2012, dir. Joseph Kahn


You may remember some weeks back that I happened into an opportunity to participate in a round table interview the effervescent Joseph Kahn regarding his second feature film, the multi-genre mind-bending slasher-time travel-teen drama-comedy-kung fu-cultural commentary bonanza, Detention. Well, it’s Friday the 13th– and that means that not only am I barring my doors to keep … Continue reading

Review: Scream 4, 2011, dir. Wes Craven

Review: Scream 4, 2011, dir. Wes Craven


Ready for another trip to Woodsboro? I can’t quite pin down why anyone thought that the world needed a fourth entry in Wes Craven’s Scream franchise, but here we are with Scream 4 repeating the same conceit as the first three films. Certainly slasher series are known to possess impressive life spans that carry them … Continue reading