Tuesday, 15 August 2017

1974 slasher should get genre credit not Halloween

The point in this article is well made and well illustrated in the embedded video - if you choose to watch it be aware it features 18-rated scenes of gore.

Peeping Tom and Psycho also need referencing in any slasher history, as does Last House on the Left and Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

http://nofilmschool.com/2017/02/how-one-most-influential-horror-films-all-time-made-slashers-possible

Friday, 4 August 2017

Kindergarten horror Chucky and clowns dominating 2017 releases

Scary toddlers and super creeps – helicopter parenting and the rise of 'kindergarten horror' https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/aug/03/scary-toddlers-and-super-creeps-helicopter-parenting-and-the-rise-of-kindergarten-horror?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

CONVERGENCE UGC Slasher classics as comic books

http://bloody-disgusting.com/news/3447608/artist-turning-horror-movies-faux-comic-book-covers/

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Blumhouse Rules of horror in 2017

Get political and have great scares: the new rules of horror movies https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/may/05/get-political-and-have-great-scares-the-new-rules-of-horror-movies?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Monday, 20 March 2017

The scream queen directors

The female directors bringing new blood to horror films https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/mar/19/the-female-directors-bringing-new-blood-horror-films-babadook-raw-prevenge?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Monday, 6 March 2017

Blumhouse $5m Indie picked up by Universal is 2017 hit

Logan is a box office mutant while Get Out stays in and Moonlight shines https://www.theguardian.com/film/2017/mar/05/logan-get-out-us-box-office-moonlight?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger

Saturday, 11 February 2017

Halloween rebooted again but Friday dropped

Scare tactics: can David Gordon Green bring the slasher flick back to life? https://www.theguardian.com/film/filmblog/2017/feb/10/david-gordon-green-halloween-slasher-film-flick?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Blogger