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The Funhouse (1981), Tourist Trap (1979), and Tobe Hooper’s Influence on the Unconventional Slasher

The DNA of the slasher can mostly be traced back to the giallo murder mysteries of the 1960s & 70s where the gloved, off-screen killers of titles like… 931 more words

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The Nightmare Carnival of The Funhouse (1981) Vs. the Goofy Cartoon Carnival of Ghoulies II (1988)

When we were discussing our current Movie of the Month, Tobe Hooper’s grimy slasher The Funhouse, I asked Alli if she thought the film’s carnival funhouse setting could’ve maybe opened it up to some supernatural play with the laws of reality. 1,002 more words

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Movie of the Month: The Funhouse (1981)

Every month one of us makes the rest of the crew watch a movie they’ve never seen before & we discuss it afterwards. This month… 3,778 more words

Brandon Ledet

SEPTEMBER 2016 Viewing Recap + Movie of the Month

Autumn is in the air! It’s been a rather cool September, especially the past week, but I LOVE the crisp Fall air as the leaves are turning. 374 more words

Weekend Roundup

Episode #14 of The Swampflix Podcast: Trash Humpers (2010) & The Films of Richard Kelly

Welcome to Episode #14 of The Swampflix Podcast! For our fourteenth episode (our second in Skype exile), Brandon discusses all four feature films by Richard Kelly, director of September’s Movie of the Month… 54 more words

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From Playboy Magazine to Cult Classic Contender: The Box (2009) as a Literary Adaptation

Richard Kelly’s sci-fi mystery thriller The Box might not ever earn the legitimate cult classic status it most certainly deserves. Kelly’s other two features, Donnie Darko… 1,445 more words

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Humphrey Robot Makes a Wish

With under an hour before the midnight bell rings, here comes Humphrey, a sweet robot who’s greatest wish is to have a friend.

There’s so much more work I would like to do on this film but I ran out of time. 321 more words