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  • Creepshow

    Creepshow

    ★★★★★

    My favorite horror movie from age 10 to maybe 17. Beautiful reissue from Scream Factory. A wonderful thing to watch while staying in bed all day.

  • Truth or Dare

    Truth or Dare

    Basically FINAL DESTINATION meets SAW, written and directed with minimal care.

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  • Revenge

    Revenge

    ★★★½

    A possible argument for this being a feminist film could be the very thing some cite as a reason it isn't. Its protagonist is presented as a walking list of indicators that would suggest to some that she's "asking for" what happens to her. We know slightly more about her as a person for the first half of the film than we would if we had just met her at a party: she's dating a married man with a lot…

  • Terrifier

    Terrifier

    ½

    There is nothing to this one, nothing holding it up. Not even the simplicity of the simplest survival horror film plot. I spend a lot of time defending the slasher films of the '80s as being, despite what they may look like, about something. But this one is actually everything the mainstream critics of the '80s accused those films of being: a cynical shock machine of pornographic plotlessness and squicky fetishism, in which a misogynistic killer viciously butchers women whom…