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Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, 1978-1986

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film, 1978-1986

by Adam Rockoff

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
ISBN: 9780786469321
Pages: 223
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 6 Mb
Date posting: 2020-04-09
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John Carpenter's Halloween, released on October 25, 1978, marked the beginning of the horror film's most colorful, controversial, and successful offshoot—the slasher film. Loved by fans and reviled by critics for its iconic psychopaths, gory special effects, brainless teenagers in peril, and more than a bit of soft-core sex, the slasher film secured its legacy as a cultural phenomenon and continues to be popular today. This work traces the evolution of the slasher film from 1978...