Why “Peeping Tom” Was Way Ahead of Its Time

Often compared to Psycho, and considered by some to be the first slasher film (more on that here), Peeping Tom took the world by storm upon its release in England way back in 1960. Sadly, it seems that society wasn’t ready for a film like this, and it even ruined the career of director Michael Powell. To commemorate this classic movie’s 60th anniversary, we thought … Continue reading Why “Peeping Tom” Was Way Ahead of Its Time

The Definitive “First” Slasher Movie

For years, the slasher subgenre has been a staple of horror itself. It’s often the first type of film that pops into someone’s head when the word “horror” is even uttered.  And yet no one can seem to agree on what the first slasher movie truly was. Different people use different criteria, and usually it comes down to 6 main contenders.  So we thought it … Continue reading The Definitive “First” Slasher Movie