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31 Mar 2015

NEXT RULE SET POLL

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  



All ten films have been done for the second batch of Slasher Rules.  The next month will see the results of those (and combined with the original lot)... but what happens after that?  Well, do this poll to choose the next set of rules tested:





At the moment "Disaster Films" is winning and "Bond Films" is losing (the loser will be removed from the list).  To help - or stop - either of those happening, have your say.

~ DUG.

24 Mar 2015

SLASHER FILM RULES - Saw (2004)

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  Are the slasher film rules true?


Saw (2004) is considered torture porn or gorno film.  But is it also a slasher film?

17 Mar 2015

SLASHER FILM RULES - Leprechaun (1993)

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  Are the slasher film rules true?




Leprechaun (1993): the touching tale of a leprechaun who goes on a killing spree because someone stole his gold.  The first of a series of films, but does it follow the slasher film rules?

13 Mar 2015

SLASHER FILM RULES - Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  Are the slasher film rules true?

"Jason's body's disappeared from the morgue." ~ Rob Dier.

Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984) is as the name suggests the final ever film in the Friday the 13th franchise.  Unless the title is lying and they make more.  Whatever happens this is the fourth film in the series.  Just assumed I've asked the regular question about it following the slasher film rules.

10 Mar 2015

ROM COM RULES - Why Rule 1 [The Characters]?

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  Why do the Rom Com rules exist?



I looked at 10 rules the Rom Com genre followed, tested 10 films against them and analysed the results, but I never looked at the rules themselves, so let's look at the first Rom Com rule...

2 Mar 2015

SLASHER FILM RULES - Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

Films have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?  Are the slasher film rules true?


Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, is a part-mockumentary post modern homage to slasher films, does it follow or just reference the slasher film rules?