Slasher Renaissance? A Closer Look at the Sub-Genre That Never Went Away

This holiday season’s release of Eli Roth’s Thanksgiving is cause for celebration amongst slasher fans. It’s been a hot minute since mainstream horror audiences have been able to watch a wide-release slasher that feels gruesomely throwback *and* is based on a wholly original concept. Thanksgiving is a contemporary reinterpretation of cheesy 80s midnighters about masked […]

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The Surprising Connection Between Slashers & Superheroes

In complete silence, a masked figure takes down a young group of delinquents using elaborately choreographed violence as the audience gasps and cheers. You’d be forgiven for thinking that this is an excerpt from the latest Batman movie, but it could just as easily be a scene from any number of sleazy Slasher flicks. They […]

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