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Austral and NZ a wooden-handled cutting tool or tractor-drawn machine used for cutting scrub or undergrowth in the bush
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And ``H20,'' which boasted both genre in-references and another ``Dawson's'' starlet, Michelle Williams, played too much like a traditional slasher film and rapidly bled box office after its opening week.
NOTHING LEFT TO FEAR is the first film from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Slash's production company, Slasher Films , and was written by Jonathon W.
Scalese adds, "To look at the body of the work of the Slasher films is a reminder of what began as a tiny group of films that became the little engine that could and left a significant imprint on the history of American cinema.
Although in slasher films killers and heroines share certain gender traits and an ability to utilize violence, they are still separate entities.
Clover's feminist analysis of slasher films, a sub-genre launched by Psycho (Clover, 1992).
Devotees of 80s slasher films like Halloween, Friday the 13th and the Elm Street series will relish Adam Green's old school late night horror.
Purpose of blog: I seem to have found a small niche where I can mix one part gay, two parts film nerd, and 10 parts horror-loving gore hound into a delicious stew that overflows with pictures of beefcakey guys bumping up against, say, ramblings about slasher films.
But, at least Mr Oakes adds: "We don't plan to go down the 'gore-nography' route of slasher films.
Ten years ago I edited an issue of CineAction titled "Murder in America" which dealt with various manifestations of violence in American films, mostly from the viewpoint of genre films: serial killers, murder mysteries, slasher films, police reality shows.
As with House Of 1000 Corpses, director Rob Zombie piles on the blood, gore and brutality while trying to slip in a few tributes to B-Movie slasher films.
The second movie from the would-be Monty Python comedy collective (``Super Troopers'' was the first), this hit-and-mostly-miss parody of slasher films is about 100 years overdue and has already been done to, well, death.
These aren't slasher films but rather well-known computer viruses and their ability to wreak havoc on a computer system makes them an MIS director's nightmare.