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slasher

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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of CEO Manny Berbano, the crowd-drawing World Slasher Cup enters its sixth day today with another 3-cock semifinal round.
The slasher is no longer scary, just a kind of punctuation mark that recurs every few minutes.
On her birthday, the university mean girl is murdered by a latex maskwearing slasher.
The storyline leads the audience through a maze of red herrings until the astonishing truth about the Stage Door Slasher is finally revealed.
But it seems that outside the ring there was another, altogether softer side to the Tipton Slasher.
Entries for the upcoming Slasher edition eclipsed the 185-entry field which saw action in June last year ruled by RJ Mea (RJMDMM Tiaong-BL), Agusan del Sur Gov.
In this updating, we MASKER Slasher killer travel to the small town of Texarkana, where a masked killer goes on the rampage, apparently copying the unsolved slayings that blighted the community in the 1940s.
And to court international auds, says producer Chilik Michaeli, the filmmakers touted to film festivals the twisted appeal of a slasher movie in the language of the Bible.
This book explores the grotesque, a paradoxical intersection of two extremes, within contemporary American film, focusing on the films of Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, the Coen Brothers, and David Lynch, as well as a selection of early slasher films.
Contrary to popular belief, John Carpenter's Halloween (1978) is not the first incarnation of the modern-day slasher film.
The poster with which Artists Releasing Corporation promoted its 1983 teen slasher film promised American youths that The House on Sorority Row (Rosman 1983) would be the type of place "[w]here nothing is off limits.