Studio tampering is a time (dis)honored tradition in the slasher genre. Horror House, A.K.A. The Haunted House of Horror, a forgotten little British chiller, is an early example of a studio destroying a film by radically changing storylines with unnecessary reshoots made without the director’s input.
Parties play a major role in many slasher films. Sometimes the party sets off the killer (My Bloody Valentine, The Prowler) and sometimes people pick the wrong place to have a good time (Killer Party, Hell Night, House on Sorority Row). We’ll start with the best ones and work our way down.
Harpool claimed the law was designed to keep children under 17 from renting or buying any video that included graphic materials.
The film played for one week then vanished. It has never been mentioned since… until now.
Unmasked: The True Life Story of the World’s Most Prolific, Cinematic Killer is one of the most amazing autobiographies I have ever read. Kane Hodder grabs the reader by the throat and drags them through his personal heaven (growing up on an island in the South Pacific, becoming a slasher icon) and hell (brutal beatings from […]
Camp Motion Pictures new release The Basement includes Video Violence and Video Violence 2, two sov slashers I love more than I should. Having both films on one disc is great since tracking down the films on vhs is a damn difficult task. The first Video Violence, which tells the story of a video store owner who discovers his customers are producing snuff films, is really […]