Tag: Adam Rockoff

Going to Pieces over A Bloody Birthday

Going to Pieces over A Bloody Birthday

December 30, 2014 | By

Blu-ray review of Ed Hunt’s Bloody Birthday (Severin) + from the archives Adam Rockoff’s doc Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006), and more review updates.

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BR: Bloody Birthday (1981)

BR: Bloody Birthday (1981)

December 30, 2014 | By

American film school grad Ed Hunt found a career making B-movies when he ventured north of the 49th parallel and found private and government funds to produce an assortment of genre films, and while Hunt may be best remembered for one of the worst CanCon tax shelter films of the era, he nevertheless managed to show he could assemble material into a fluid narrative…

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DVD: Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

DVD: Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)

December 30, 2014 | By

Based on Adam Rockoff’s book, Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006), this feature-length documentary is a fairly entertaining chronicle of a genre that was largely reviled (if not held in contempt) by seventies and eighties critics for the nasty, violent, sometimes misogynistic content…

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