Once you have seen a slasher film retrospective with clips from well-known slasher films and interviews with filmmakers, actors, critics, you have kind of seen them all. There is nothing new here, besides maybe a couple new faces left out of most other slasher retrospectives. I don't want to call this a documentary because it is not nearly informative enough and is based solely on how various people define a slasher film.
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever was…
Obviously taking inspiration from Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing '82, the Robert A. Heinlein novel The Puppetmasters, etc, and adding a 1990s high school spin, The Faculty plays into all the tropes of high school hierarchy and formulaic sci-fi horror...to great success.
I am not necessarily aware of how or why I have not seen The Faculty until now but as the old phrase goes, better late than never. With a great cast (John Stewart[!], Elijah Wood[!]) and…
The ratings of Prometheus are really all over the place, especially from people who have opinions in which I value and respect. There's really nothing I find more intriguing than that, honestly. I think the one thing almost everyone can agree on is that Michael Fassbender as, the film-loving android, David really stole the show. He was the most believable character and he wasn't even supposed to be human. The one character I had the hardest time with was "digesting"…