It succeeds to show quite well the origins of the genre in the American horror movies, and then provides quite an extensive review of the development and pick of popularity it reached in the 80s, its decline and its renaissance in the late 90s. Nothing pisses me off more than parents that overreact to something, and prevent others from enjoying it. If you hate to read a book watch this DVD. Other than that, I thought this documentary was excellent. I would have liked a bit more history, and maybe more credit given to Bob Clark and “Black Christmas” which, to me, deserves more recognition than John Carpenter’s “Halloween”. The American Nightmare I especially remember the way they actually picketed “Silent Night, Deadly Night” because they were upset by the idea of an axe-murdering Santa Claus in an ideal world these kind of idiots would be met with tear gas and police batons, just like anti-war protesters–who often have a legitimate reason for being upset–often are.

This is an interesting and pretty thorough documentary on the slasher film. Whenever I see one,I expect gore,violence,and mayhem. The slasher genre is probably my second favorite genre, first being the situation dialog world of film. Obviously, the documentary is awash with clips that take up about two-thirds of the running time. The next biggie was A Nightmare on Elm Street in What a great documentary. Ever hear the female director of “Slumber Party Massacre” defend the genre?

You don’t need a big budget, a whole lot of script, good actors, or even a moral. Is it a dead genre? Norman, it’s been lovely to rse.

My body was very similar to hers, so I got hired. I never mentioned Psycho. What was the downfall and whose fault was it really?

Hitchcock’s Shower Scene: 78/52

subtitupos It also shows us when the genre was becoming weak after films such faall ‘The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: For not making a PG or PG documentary as these are kiddie movies. The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film 7. This is the rush of Janet Leigh’s heartbeat. COntains all the gore and blood you want to see from all your favorites. New talents come along, old talents fade away. The Elm Street Legacy Video Edit Did You Know?


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The influence of the government on films, etc, etc. How is it possible? A chronicle of the history of the Friday the 13th franchise. It is pretty good, but I think they try to cover a little too much ground in its short running time to really go into one subject too much.

Whether the films were attempting to create luminary icons such as Jason Voorhees and Freddy Krueger or cashing in on even the most trivial of holidays, they enjoyed their fair bit of success, made on a shoe-string budget and backed by major studios who treated them like red-headed step-children. My seven-year-old daughter knows that, 0: Of course, I am sjbtitulos happy to see Christa Campbell.

However, in addition, we get interviews with tons of guys involved with the production of these movies; writers, producers, directors, occasionally stars. The artistry of these motion pictures will shock viewers and anyone who sees it will come away with a true appreciation of the writers, producers, directors, and actors who made this unique form of cinematic expression possible.

Most of them poorly. This is an interesting and pretty thorough documentary on the slasher film. You mean dressed up? Where some of the craft and piecex are elaborated upon. Also, no mention was made about how Science Fition spliced itself together with slasher films in movies like Shocker and The Hidden.

There was a sustained shriek It manages to capture all of the nostalgia fans associate with these films, but at the same time, recognizes the downfalls of the genre and doesn’t view everything at hand with rose-tinted glasses. The great thing is that the cool stories and insights are told by the key players involved directors, producers, special effects artists. If you’re a horror fan, you’ll probably like watching this.

Fhe I see one,I expect gore,violence,and mayhem. It starts with Peeping Tom and Psycho, up to Halloween and Friday The 13th, the differences between the two movies, told by directors, Fangoria editor and so on.

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Inthe horror master Wes Craven A Nightmare on Elm Street unleashed Scream, a slasher movie aimed at a whole new generation of teenage movie-goers.

Alfred Hitchcock’s shocking murder scene in Psycho changed the course of world cinema. But nothing is perfect. The last 5 years have once again been big for the genre. A true American art, the tue, the imagination, and the ultimate beauty of these films have finally been given monument they deserve.

It’s only a movie. One of the best and most complete documentaries EVER. The film chronicles the essential rise and eventual fall of the slasher genre.

Search for ” Going to Pieces: It took a week to film, one quarter of the film’s entire production schedule, and the scene required 78 set-ups and 52 cuts to achieve.

It had great information, great interviews with the actors and creators, and all of that. That would’ve made the film a four star film. Obviously, the documentary is awash with clips that take up about two-thirds of the running time. Even for the slasher-fans, this docu presents new info. Those who already own the special features interviews by Cunningham, Craven or Carpenter: The overwhelming facts, clips, trivia, and expert commentary who were part of making these films flood the screen.

If you are a fan of the genre, this is a good little documentary to get you acquainted with some classic movies and maybe introduce a few new titles to track down.

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Rob Zombie’s ‘Halloween’ or ‘H2. I have met the man who wrote the book this film is based on, the charming Adam Rockoff.

The editing is spotty, and often just bad. Yes No Report this. I think the first modern