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Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

NOTE: This one will certainly contain spoilers….be warned!!

Just finished Slumber Party Massacre from 1982. The horror movie that put the women in total control. This movie, surprisingly, was written by woman and produced and directed by a woman. 726 more words


A Parody Too Similar To The Original

Slumber Party Massacre is a satire of a horror film. The film was directed by Amy Holden Jones, one of the few female directors to delve into the exploitation genre, and written by feminist  187 more words

Male Gaze

John Carpenter and the Coup De Villes - Big Trouble in Little China (Music Video)

This always cracks me up. John Carpenter and his band with the title track to his 1980′s classic, Big Trouble in Little China.


We Are Watching Freddie's Dreams

Rape revenge is stereotyped as a female protagonist getting revenge on the male antagonist.  Films like Straw Dogs, The Virgin Spring (a big influence of… 399 more words

Slasher Genre

Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

So, this time around, the sequel to Wes Craven’s 1984 A Nightmare on Elm Street. In fact, in this movie, we’re back on Elm Street, back in Nancy’s old house. 640 more words


Carpenter Wanted To Kill What He Created

Everything in Halloween III screams, “Stop it! Stop it now!” Which the film actually physically ends on through the character of  Dr. Challis. The annoying commercials… 206 more words

Slasher Films

Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Let me take you back to 1985…Six year old Josh is sitting on the top bunk of his bedroom. The bottom bunk is taken up by  my younger brother. 814 more words