Monthly Archives: July 2010

Retro Slashers Battle of the Bands: Terror on Tour vs Rocktober Blood

Retro Slashers Bar & Grill is proud to present the first slasher battle of the bands.  It’s The Clowns vs Headmistress this Saturday night to see who is the baddest slasher metal band on the planet.  Prepare for a night of … Continue reading

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Retro Slashers Forums

Our new Retro Slasher Forums are now open…

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Cut to the Chase! The Demon

This first article in a new series focusing on great slasher-movie chase scenes looks at 1979’s The Demon, a not-so-hot horror flick with a hotter-than-hot climax. Prepare for disappearing dressing gowns, gratuitous nudity, and the most ingenious use of a … Continue reading

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Campfire Chillers and the Slasher Film

The tradition of telling ghost stories and urban legends around a campfire got an upgrade during the early 1980s when slasher films used campfire chillers to reveal the origin of their star killers.  A campfire chiller is usually told by … Continue reading

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Website Updates (July)

The most requested feature is finally finished, the Reviews Index – linking every review on our website, past and present. There’s a link at the top above the banner for easy access. Now that that job is out of the … Continue reading

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They’re Playing With Fire (1984) Review

In 1983, Hikmet Avedis & wife Marlene Schmidt wrote & produced Mortuary, which Hikmet directed. A year later they were back in the same capacity with They’re Playing With Fire. Taking the plot of their 1974 movie The Teacher, and … Continue reading

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Slasher Addicts Anonymous

My name is Thomas E., and I’m a slasher addict.  I’ve struggled with this addiction for three decades now and I doubt I will ever be cured.  The truth is I don’t want to be cured.  I enjoy my slasher … Continue reading

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The Undertaker DVD In October

A Lost Slasher no more! Code Red are bringing the late Joe Spinelli’s psycho-slasher The Undertaker to DVD in October. Our own Thomas Ellison investigated the film and also recently reviewed it. And now you’ll get to see it to. … Continue reading

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The Psycho Legacy DVD Artwork

Here is the artwork for The Psycho Legacy 2-Disc DVD, arriving October 19th from Shout Factory. For the whole story on this highly anticipated doco (come on, we all know Psycho is the granddaddy of the slasher film), you’ll want … Continue reading

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Black Devil Doll Weird Wobbler Cumming

Press Release: Cult Collectibles is proud to announce the release of its first “Weird Wobbler” bobblehead style figure from one of the most outrageous underground films ever made: BLACK DEVIL DOLL! Pre-orders are available now with product shipping in September … Continue reading

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