Edge of the Axe

As horror movie weapon subject matter experts of sorts (see our acclaimed book, Death by Umbrella) we noticed a spate of axe killers in the genre. It’s perhaps a reflection of or a response to the pervasive references to axe-wielding maniacs on the loose in popular parlance, frequently by people who might not even beContinue reading “Edge of the Axe”

Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight

The “camp out in the woods” subgenre of horror is rich in content, if not in quality. For every Deliverance, The Burning, Southern Comfort, Rituals, and the compellingly underrated The Final Terror, there’s three or four dozen plus nubiles frolicking on a summer retreat flicks. At its nadir, there’s the ineptly hilarious Don’t Go inContinue reading “Nobody Sleeps in the Woods Tonight”