This month has been a slow month for the site, mainly because I work full time, have a second job, go to graduate school, have a girlfriend, a crazy cat, and just don’t have enough hours in the day to write as much as I want to. Oh and I also write a personal blog, a news site, and a professional wrestling website, all in all a busy schedule of random crap. Well, here I sit down and discuss 5 movies that are in the Slasher genre that you have to buy today. These are my personal favorites, although you might have a set of 5 that you want to buy, but whatever you do, check these out and patronize my sponsors to help me get ahead for a change.
5 Slashers worth buying:
5. Tenebre – An author is haunted by someone that is committing murders much like the book he has written called “Tenebre”, and no one can seem to pinpoint what is going on. In the final sequences we get a twist that is worthy of getting the number 5 spot here. The film takes a long time to set up, but once it gets into full gear, the red blood spills and the movie shifts into an Argento masterpiece. You’re bound to love it, if you’re a fan of Dario Argento or even Bava for that matter.
4. Sleepaway Camp 2 – The first film had a nice shocking ending, but this second film is nothing more than a straightforward slash fest. Bad campers get killed in some insane ways before our antihero Angela is caught in the headlights. The movie has every cliché you could ask for, including teenage sex, and well, slashings. The poster is awesome and reminds me of classic porno posters for some reason.
3. Friday the 13th – Before Jason moved through a variety of different sequels to get revenge for his mother, his mom was terrorizing anything that moved. This classic is the first one of many movies that featured the “slasher” nametag and rightfully so, it’s good, dirty fun.
2. Scream – Wes Craven rewrote the genre and made it self aware and exciting. Scream is still one of my favorite slashers and despite what anyone says or who spoofs it, it still holds up quite well. The action is brutal and the ending showcases a great start to what is one of the best horror quadrilogies ever made. From the first sequences to the end, you will see twists and turns and highlights all around.
1.Nightmare on Elm Street – The movie that made everyone stay away for a long period of time is still one of the beset ever. If you haven’t picked up this film for your collection, then there’s something wrong with you. Freddy is a child molester that is getting back at the people that set him on fire, via their children’s dreams! Wes Craven ignites the genre with one of the most iconic characters of all time.
There you have it folks, 5 slashers that you want to buy today! I know I’m going to get them, well as soon as I make some money; I’m broke at the moment.