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  1. Pieces finally gets a Blu-ray release! (And an anecdote about how I love this site)

    This just in, slasher fans! The company Grindhouse Releasing is finally releasing the 1982 (or 1983, depending on who you ask) Spanish Giallo/Slasher on Blu-ray this February.

    For those uninformed, Pieces is one of the bloodiest, hilarious, and over-the-top films from the 1980's. Everything from the blood-splattered matricidal opening, to the random jackie-chan rip-off, to the repeated shouts of BASTARD!!!!!!! make Pieces a ...

    Updated 12-06-2015 at 09:37 PM by lurtz6

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  2. The Night Before Easter: Why This Indy Slasher Needs Your Help.


    Among the plethora of horror-related podcasts I listen to, none are as focused on the slasher movie as The Hysteria Continues, which is the official podcast of the slasher website The Hysteria Lives, run by the ever-excellent Justin Kerswell, author of The Slasher Movie book. it's a show solely devoted to the classic horror sub-genre, from the beloved to the bizarre and everything in between. Every 14 days, ...

    Updated 07-29-2013 at 10:53 AM by lurtz6

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  3. Reasons to Love Killerreviews: a Retrospective.

    June, 2011 is what is says for the join date of forum member Lurtz6. It's hard to believe that I've faithfully followed the Butcher and company for close to 2 years. During that time, KR has introduced me to so much and given so many great experiences, that now I can't imagine life without it. But why exactly is Killerreviews not just a awesome film site, but the greatest community online?

    I've been wanting to write this post for a while now, but KR just keeps on ...

    Updated 03-09-2013 at 11:11 AM by lurtz6

  4. Movie Review: Curtains (1983)

    In 1980, fresh off of the moderate sucess of "Prom Night" Producer Peter R. Simpson decided to send out another slasher movie, and so commissioned "Curtains" to be made. The movie had very troubled production, many reshoots had to be done, and it was unceremoniously given a small release in 1983, the heyday of the Slasher.

    The film languished in ...
  5. Torture Porn, Serbians, and Underground August: Taking Horror Too Far

    I have a confession to make:

    I saw Hostel for the first time the other day, and I felt sick to my stomach.

    I have vowed to never watch A Serbian Film, Cannibal Holocaust, or Necromantik.

    Human Centipede 2 made me want to throw up.

    Now, this is coming from a guy who can laugh in appreciation of Tom Savini's work, loves Rob Zombie movies, and is generally ...

    Updated 02-16-2012 at 07:41 AM by lurtz6

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