Category Archives: Slasher

Cherry Falls (2000)

Apologies for the long break from posting in the past few months, kids,  due to ill health, it has not been possible; but fortunately, my health bar is being gradually restored and normal service can be resumed Now the term … Continue reading

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Final Girl (2015)

Fragile male masculinity is a trending topic right now. Lily Cole, a supermodel, actress, social and environmental activist, Cambridge graduate and all round celebrity type has recently been asked to be a creative partner for the celebrations marking the bicentennial … Continue reading

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Fear (1996)

How many times have you lied when someone has come on to you in a bar to avoid a confrontation or an insult? I used to be guilty of it. You wear a ring on your wedding finger, you pretend … Continue reading

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Stage Fright (2014)

This week has been a kicker, huh? Bombs dropped, both metaphorical and physical, world leaders engaging in a pissing contest that soaks everyone’s walls but their own, and informed, sensible, and dare I say normal, human beings are  trying to … Continue reading

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All Good Things (2010)

You’d have to have been living under a rock (or at least to have some wicked expensive laptop issues like I’ve had), to have not heard about the controversial documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, and … Continue reading

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The Houses October Built (2014)

Fear is big business. There is a billion dollar industry dedicated industry dedicated to just that. Horror films, theme parks, ghost walks, paranormal shows (real or fictional), and haunted house attractions. Now we have haunted houses in the UK, but … Continue reading

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The Burning (1981)

Sexism is rife in the film industry and practically powers the horror game, we know this. And I’m not talking about the big Madonna/Whore stereotypes that have practically become an industry in joke by now, but the sleazy, insidious sexism … Continue reading

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