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slashers are arguably the most consistently successful horror movies out there, with the likes of Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloweenand the various Friday the 13th movies & Nightmare on Elm Street Films, all of which are widely shared in the public consciousness.
There’s a fair number of slasher movies that, while brilliant, don’t quite capture the mainstream attention of their ancestors. Horror fans are celebrating some of their favorite obscure films from the subgenre today, and among them are some of the best kept secrets.
If you’re in the mood for a meta slasher, look no further than Popcorn. Literally about college students attending a slasher movie marathon at a movie theater that goes awry, it’s hilariously funny and still dead serious in its premise. The perfect way to make a meta horror film.
Bad horror fans can enjoy such Insane criminals, a name so perfect for a bad slasher film that it should be studied by film students. Likewise in 1988 edge of the axefollows the usual tropes but also includes an ’80s B-movie trope in which he’s shot as an American with Spanish actors.
Beautiful shlock director Jim Wynorski did the “it’s exactly what you think it is”. Massacre at the sorority house Series that you can just imagine without knowing anything about it. The magic of cinema. If you’re expecting women in minimal clothing to be hunted by a serial killer, you’re right.
If you prefer a more challenging slasher, intruder is exactly what you are looking for. If grocery shopping wasn’t scary enough, what if a serial killer (for whatever reason) dedicated his life to killing the store’s employees? Sam Raimi also makes a cameo appearance to cement his horror status.
Slashers are having a resurgence thanks to the likes of him X trilogy as well as the long-awaited end of the Halloween Trilogy. It’s a brilliant time to love horror, with an excellent new wave of directors on the job.
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