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  • Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

    Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland 1989

    ★★★ Rewatched 02 May, 2016

    Sleepaway Camp III was shot back-to-back with the previous installment at the same location. The script is comparatively weak and features far less humor and innovation. It tries to be funny, but it just doesn't work as well. It seems like the cast and crew weren't as into it. I still enjoy the film as a continuation of Angela's story, but it's definitely the least of the first three Sleepaway Camp films.

  • Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

    Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers 1988

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 May, 2016

    Sleepaway Camp II is the perfect blend of horror and comedy. It retains the mean-spirited quality of the original while successfully adding a reflexive, comic tone of the sort that would later revive the horror genre with Scream. The comedy works so well due to the performance of Pamela Springsteen, who, besides being outrageously funny and adorable, is never less than believable in her role as the killer counselor.

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  • Sleepaway Camp

    Sleepaway Camp 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 May, 2014 4

    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because I'll never forget renting the VHS from the video store years ago. I was young and didn't have access to the Net back then, so I knew absolutely nothing about this movie when I picked the box up off the shelf. The lack of photos from the movie on the back cover didn't help either, but the phony letter from a frightened camper printed on the back in…

  • Dreamaniac

    Dreamaniac 1986

    ★★½ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2013 17

    I don't know why this movie gets as much hate as it does. Sure, it's bad, but it's also fairly amusing, which I think was intentional. Often it seemed like 'Dreamaniac' was supposed to be a horror-comedy, and not many people seem to pick up on that. I'm going to guess that a big reason this movie doesn't have a cult following like 'The Last Slumber Party' is because horror fans are generally comprised of straight men. 'Dreamaniac' was directed…