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Cinematic Oblivion

Oct 6, 2017

The second part of our three-part extensive history and analysis of the Slasher genre. In this episode we start with the apocalyptic carnage of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, journey through Black Christmas, the first true slasher, and several other "madonna theory" films, stop in with Wes Craven's cannibal family in The Hills Have Eyes, and finally arrive at John Carpenter's genre defining slasher masterpiece Halloween.  

Chapter 1: Head Cheese (6:38)

Chapter 2: The Madonna (33:58)

Chapter 3: Sawney Bean (1:36:41)

Chapter 4: Haddonfield (1:53:40)