Monthly Archives: August 2010

Slasher Movie Assholes… and More!

Everyone loves a good slasher retrospective. That’s why we have a whole category of articles devoted to ’em here at Retro Slashers. Therefore, I feel it’s my duty to direct you to the blog Vegan Voorhees by Chrys Hudson Lee … Continue reading

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Rosso Sangue a.k.a. Anthropophagus II (1981)

A year after Anthropophagus became an international hit, director Joe D’Amato (Aristide Massaccesi) re-teamed with star George Eastman (Luigi Montefiore) for this underrated sequel.  Rosso Sangue was banned by the British government during the Video Nasty Era and suffered from … Continue reading

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Proto-Slashers (Lucky) #13 – “The Centerfold Girls” (1974)

The Centerfold Girls is a grimy and grim precursor to 80’s slashers like Maniac and Don’t Answer the Phone; it’s also a prime example of 70’s Grindhouse filmmaking. With its dark take on that 70’s standard, the Battle of the Sexes, an argument can easily be made for this as a feminist horror film. Continue reading

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The Slasher Expeditions Part 1: Check It Out Video

Back in 2002 a friend told me about a little mom & pop video store going out of business in another county.  The phrase “they’ve got horror movies I’ve never seen before” was all I needed to hear to know I … Continue reading

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Slasher Nightmares

I rarely have nightmares about slasher films or slasher icons but last night I had a really vivid one involving Michael Myers.  The dream started out pretty innocent.  I was sitting in a classroom and comedian Ron White was the … Continue reading

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Black Devil Doll From Hell Coming To DVD

We received a special features list from Shawn Lewis regarding the long awaited debut of the err, inspiring curio behind Black Devil Doll – Chester Turner’s Black Devil Doll From Hell which he announced to be coming out on October … Continue reading

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Making Of The Black Devil Doll Bobblehead

This video from Mark @ Cult Collectibles covers the history and making of the Black Devil Doll bobblehead coming out next month. It’s a pretty thorough and funny watch/listen – not at all the dry promo pieces many companies offer … Continue reading

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Unproduced: Two Pieces

Admirers of Pieces (1982) know you don’t have to go to Texas for a chainsaw massacre. But did you know a continuation of a certain gory campus massacre was once on tap? Original director Juan Piquer Simón announced in 1991 … Continue reading

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Trailer: Troma’s Father’s Day

Did this come out of nowhere or not? Troma have a sequel/appendage to Mother’s Day on the way, and the trailer is here. Although it’s as mind-blowingly offensive as you’ve come to expect from the company, the movie was produced … Continue reading

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Retro Slashers Vs Spam

Unfortunately the message board we debuted a week or so ago has been trouble for me since day one. It was devised as a solution to the 300-500 spambots per day (updated: now 2000 per day) that hit our comments … Continue reading

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