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Phil Nobile Jr.
This historical and critical look at slasher films, which includes dozens of clips, begins with "Halloween," "Friday the 13th," and "Prom Night." The films' directors, writers, producers, and special effects creators comment on the films' making and success. During the Reagan years, the films get gorier, budgets get smaller, and their appeal wanes. Then, "Nightmare on Elm Street" revives the genre. Jump to the late 90s, when "Scream" brings humor and TV stars into the mix. Although some criticize the genre as misogynistic (Siskel and Ebert), most of the talking heads celebrate the films: as long as there are teenagers, there will be slasher films, says one. Written by
I am probably one of the biggest fans of slasher movies.Whenever I see one,I expect gore,violence,and mayhem.'Going to Pieces: The Rise of the slasher Film' delivers what I want.It shows us when the slasher genre was famous after such films such as 'Psycho', 'Halloween', and 'Scream'.It also shows us when the genre was becoming weak after films such as 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation' and many others.What really made the movie good was showing us some clips and death scenes of the films of the slasher genre,which makes this documentary both gory and entertaining.I just have one question before my review ends.
Where is the DVD?
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