Bayonets and Pitchforks: Golden Age Slasher ‘The Prowler’ Turns 40

The Prowler is one of the many blood drenched dead teenager films released in 1981, the peak of the Slasher Golden Age. Debuting in late fall of that year, The Prowler was already chasing the financial successes of Friday the 13th: Part 2, Happy Birthday to Me, The Funhouse, and plenty more. Even the narratively similar […]

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Just How Queer Is Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’? Very Queer. [Horror Queers Podcast]

Rope-a-dope. After queering up the castle in James Whale’s The Bride of Frankenstein, we got cosmic with Adam Egypt Mortimer’s outstanding imaginary friend tale Daniel Isn’t Real before getting hot in the 1981 parody Student Bodies. Now we’re going back in time again to check in with the sociopathic (and possibly definitely queer) duo in Alfred Hitchcock‘s […]

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