A Late Halloween: Is it possible to make a modern slasher that isn’t self reflective

Original plan was to get this up on Halloween itself, but you know me, I’m really not very good with deadlines at the moment. Rather than boil this down a shorter, condensed review, I realised there was more to unpack here than perhaps a quick review could cover. Watching the latest instalment/reboot of the Halloween franchise, I wonder if the slasher genre can exist anymore without being self aware.

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Halloween Special – Looking Back at: Event Horizon

I’ve never been much of a Halloween guy. Growing up, Bonfire Night was always more my thing. Sadly, because that tradition is nowhere near as marketable as selling super hero costumes and friendly vampire decorations, it seems to be very much on the periphery of Autumn holidays.

On thing I do like are Horror movies, and there’s no better excuse to go back and watch some of my favourites, and where better to start than Event Horizon.

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