Review: Mirage (1990)

Review: Mirage (1990)

Mirage was a rather late entry into both the “car killer” and slasher realm, and it definitely reflects both roadster and stalker elements.

Lost Slashers: Pitchfork Massacre (1984)

Lost Slashers: Pitchfork Massacre (1984)

The film played for one week then vanished. It has never been mentioned since… until now.

Small Screen Slashers: Isn't It Shocking? (1973)

Small Screen Slashers: Isn’t It Shocking? (1973)

Before John Badham became the iconic director behind Saturday Night Fever (1977) and War Games (1982), he cut his teeth on the small screen. Badham worked mostly in episodic television and Isn’t it Shocking? was his 2nd made for TV movie, released in 1973 (his first film No Place to Run aired the year before).

Sleepaway Camp IV From Retro Slashers DVD

Sleepaway Camp IV From Retro Slashers DVD

We’re “soft launching” a Retro Slashers DVD label with lost sequel Sleepaway Camp IV: The Survivor, released in finished form for the first time ever next week after 20 years of uphill battle. The spine serial number is RS001 – and as a test case we’re piggybacking on this project which initiated over at companion [...]

Early 80's Vs. Late 80's Slashers

Early 80′s Vs. Late 80′s Slashers

Let’s face it, every slasher freak knows that the 1980′s was the decade of the Slasher film. However, a decade is ten years, and ten years is a long time. Taking a look back over those years, a steady progression of evolving (perhaps for the worst) plot lines and stories can be seen.

Viva VHS: Body Count (1987)

Viva VHS: Body Count (1987)

During the heyday of slashers in the early 1980’s, countries around the world were eager to cash in on the boom. International production companies did everything within their power (and budget) to disguise their film’s country of origin, sometimes actually doing the extra paperwork, hopping on a plane, and shooting on location in the good [...]