Nightmare Beach

With a motorcycle madman who retrofits his ride with an electrified trident to zap unlucky spring breakers, Nightmare Beach is indeed quite a nightmare — even if few of the kills take place amidst the sun and sand for budgetary reasons. College students are going missing in fictional Manatee Beach, a city that’s also dealingContinue reading “Nightmare Beach”

Pieces

Although clearly Europe, the purportedly Boston-set slasher, Pieces, does take the viewer to another place entirely. (For 80s gore-heads, Bean Town is the setting for the fairly pedestrian slasher, Night School, filmed in the city’s Beacon Hill neighbourhood). Like other slasher masterpieces from the era, Pieces whets appetites with a delicious prologue and a nudieContinue reading “Pieces”