Bloody Moon is sublime trash. A sleazy, gory, perverse, symphony of memorable WTF moments. Not since Pieces (1982) have I had so much fun with a movie that is so deliriously bad that it manages to transcend its own awfulness and emerge as a true exploitation masterpiece. I enjoyed every over the top, surreal, mean-spirited, blood-soaked, darkly humorous minute of this one. This one has it all. Gratuitous nudity, sex, and violence? Check, check and check. Unintentionally hilarious dialogue? You…
Slashers!: The Teenage Slasher Movie Book by J. A. Kerswell (2024) boxd.it/syHrg
Inspired by The Teenage Slasher Movie Book, I'm watching select movies mentioned in each chapter. I'm going to focus on movies I've not previously seen. This movie was mentioned in the chapter on Bloody Beginnings. Movies that predate the slasher boom but that contain elements of the slasher genre.
British horror movie where a group of totally groovy teenagers make the ill-fated decision to party in a supposedly…
John Carpenter's legendary masterpiece of suspense still holds up even against a glut of more graphic and larger budgeted imitators. Everything is pitch perfect from the memorable score, to the sumptuous cinematography, to the sneakily good performances. A entertaining, scary, and tension filled thriller that only gets better with age. The Citizen Kane of slasher films.
Underrated and largely forgotten cold war thriller is worth seeing for the great cast which includes Gene Hackman and Tommy Lee Jones and for the skillful direction of Andrew Davis who is adept at crafting suspenseful films packed with plenty of nifty twists and turns. Intelligently plotted, lots of action and an exciting and satisfying climax, what more could you ask for?