Cinematic Autopsy – The Dissection of the Slasher Genre

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What is the American obsession with seeing screaming victims helplessly hacked to pieces? Since the beginning of the slasher film, many have asked this question. Why this morbid passion has become so phenomenal. Fear, for some, is an emotion that is sought out on a regular basis. “Thrill seekers” of all walks of life enjoy a good scare. Some seek it in outdoor events, such as rock climbing or skydiving. Others prefer roller coasters or … Continue reading

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Film Review: Slashers (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: Japan’s number one extreme reality show is having it’s first all-American special! Six lucky contestants, chosen from thousands of applicants, will have the chance to win millions of dollars, and all they have to do is stay alive. REVIEW: Welcome back for another pulse pounding night of suspense, thrills and chills on the number one extreme TV game show in Japan… Slashers! Slashers by most standards would just be viewed for what it is. … Continue reading

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