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Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

by Dave Foyon 02/09/2015
Wes Craven: The most influential horror director of the late 20th Century – in memoriam. Monday brought the sad news that American horror auteur Wes Craven had died at the age of 76, after a battle with brain cancer. The man responsible for two of the longest lasting and financially successful franchises in the horror genre, […]

Slasher Saturdays – The Virgin Spring

by Michael Doddon 19/10/2013
As we have seen, in 1960 the foundations of what would become the slasher film genre were laid down by the influential British film-makers Alfred Hitchcock and Michael Powell in their respective masterpieces Psycho and Peeping Tom. Each film comprised many of the key slasher tropes, such as inventive methods of murder, the past trauma which influences […]

Slasher Saturdays – An Introduction

by Michael Doddon 14/09/2013
If you’ve been following my Free Film Friday blog then you know that I am seriously in to cinema. There isn’t really anything that I won’t watch, and what I do like I follow obsessively. One area which has always intrigued me is the horror film, and in particular the slasher sub-genre. I wanted to […]