Silent Retreat

It’s nice to use the phrase “silent but violent” in the context of something that doesn’t stink and Silent Retreat has a lot going for it, despite being a member of subgenre we’re not overly fond of: hissing creatures who skulk about on all fours. The Toronto Star called the plot “whisper thin” — whichContinue reading “Silent Retreat”

Graduation Day

In the early 1980’s, after the success of Halloween and Friday the 13th, theaters were inundated with slasher films commemorating a specific event or day. In quick succession came April Fool’s Day, Prom Night, Mother’s Day and Graduation Day. Thankfully this trend died out before producers made a film entitled Tuesday (although I do thinkContinue reading “Graduation Day”