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The Funhouse (1981)

Before Poltergeist (1982), Tobe Hooper was a director of low-budget horror films whose reputation was built on the notoriety of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), an expertly crafted terror machine. After Poltergeist, things got messy: the film was a … Continue reading

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Final Exam (1981)

By 1981, slasher films were at their peak – in volume if not in quality. The box office success of the low budget Halloween (1978) and Friday the 13th (1980) guaranteed several years of imitators aimed at teenagers, the public’s … Continue reading

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