Those underappreciated, under the radar slasher movies that deserve more attention.
The slasher movie genre is a subcategory of horror films characterized by its focus on a relentless, often masked, and typically malevolent antagonist who employs a variety of weapons, such as knives or other sharp objects, to gruesomely dispatch their victims. These films frequently feature a group of unsuspecting, often young, protagonists who find themselves isolated and pursued by the relentless killer, often in an enclosed or remote setting. The tension builds through a combination of suspenseful pacing, creative death scenes, and a sense of impending doom. The genre gained prominence in the late 1970s and 1980s with iconic franchises like “Halloween,” “Friday the 13th,” and “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” establishing enduring archetypes such as the final girl, a resilient female survivor. Slasher films tap into primal fears of vulnerability, isolation, and the unknown, making them a perennial favorite among horror enthusiasts.
Dementium: The Ward is a first person survival horror game that first released for the Nintendo DS in 2007. It received a remastered edition for the 3DS and is now available to play on the Nintendo Switch. Is it worth playing? Well, let’s find out! #dementiumtheward#nintendoswitch#review
The survival horror genre is a subgenre of video games, literature, and film characterized by its intense focus on creating an atmosphere of dread, vulnerability, and isolation. It often revolves around the struggle for survival against formidable and often grotesque adversaries, whether they be supernatural creatures, mutated monstrosities, or psychological horrors. Players or protagonists are typically thrust into hostile environments where resources are scarce, forcing them to make strategic decisions about combat, exploration, and resource management. The genre often employs a deliberately paced narrative, emphasizing suspense and tension-building elements to elicit fear and anxiety in the audience. Notable examples include iconic titles like “Resident Evil,” “Silent Hill,” and “Amnesia: The Dark Descent,” which have shaped the genre by effectively intertwining atmospheric storytelling, limited resources, and spine-chilling encounters, providing players with an immersive and adrenaline-inducing experience.
Uncover the unnerving truth of Chris Selwood’s past, found in abandoned government facilities and stygian woods. Use a Frequency Displacement Monitoring Device capable of revealing the static-filled conversations of long disappeared victims while avoiding abominations lurking in the darkness.
JoBlo Horror Videos – This week we take a look at Anthony Hickox’s loony, gory, fun-as-hell WAXWORK (WATCH IT HERE – OWN IT HERE), starring Zach Galligan, Deborah Foreman, Dana Ashbrook, Patrick Macnee and David Warner!
Waxwork is one of the most enjoyable and imaginative horror flicks of the late 80s; it’s filled to the brim with bloodthirsty creatures and freaky death sequences. A must for any aficionado of monsters and mayhem!