Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film

7.3

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
  • 13 October 2006

  • Documentary / Horror

  • USA

  • 88 min

  • 7.3

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Ed Green

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John Carpenter

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Wes Craven

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Herb Freed

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This historical and critical look at slasher films, which includes dozens of clips, begins with "Halloween," "Friday the 13th," and "Prom Night." The films' directors, writers, producers, and special effects creators comment on the films' making and success. During the Reagan years, the films get gorier, budgets get smaller, and their appeal wanes. Then, "Nightmare on Elm Street" revives the genre. Jump to the late 90s, when "Scream" brings humor and TV stars into the ... more


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22October 2009

"Going To Pieces: The Rise and Fall of The Slasher Film" will premiere on Starz October (Friday the) 13th at 9pm (ET/PT), followed by a 24-hour horror marathon. The film will feature clips from the horror film subgenre, which has experienced a popular resurgence in recent years. "Going To Pieces: The Rise and Fall of The Slasher Film" produced by Screamfest LA Founder/Festival Director Rachel Belofsky and Rudy Scalese. You can download "Going To Pieces: The Rise and Fall of The Slasher Film" from our site to see this horror!

Lizzy

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This movie Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film is worth checking out20 August 2012

This movie Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film is worth checking out

Mad About Movies

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thanks04 July 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

Lizzy

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Thanks for that comment good to know.04 October 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

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B+

Thanks20 August 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

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B+

Interesting to see the evolution of the Slasher03 March 2010

Some behind the scene info that you may find very interesting.

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