Author Archives: Jeff Kuykendall

Prom Night (1980)/Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987)/Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990)/Prom Night IV: Deliver Us From Evil (1992)

Without a doubt one of the strangest of the slasher film cycles is the Prom Night series, which kicks off with a decent, by-the-numbers genre entry, stalls out, unexpectedly resurrects itself, plunges into horror-comedy, and doubles back to slasher while … Continue reading

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Stalker (1979)

The Zone, in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Stalker (1979), is a region affected by a fallen meteorite in ways that are left deliberately undefined. It is an otherworld, a displaced and eerily altered stretch of swamp and forest and derelict buildings and … Continue reading

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