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The Survival Of The Slasher Film

The history of slasher films, from the influence of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho to current day television series.


Films/Shows Referenced: 

  • Psycho (1960) 
  • Peeping Tom (1960) 
  • Homicidal (1961) 
  • The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970) 
  • A Bay Of Blood (1971) 
  • Friday The 13th Part 2 (1981) 
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974) 
  • Black Christmas (1974) 
  • Halloween (1978) 
  • Friday The 13th (1980) 
  • Prom Night (1980) 
  • Terror Train (1980) 
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street (1984) 
  • Child’s Play (1988) 
  • Leprechaun (1993) 
  • The Silence Of The Lambs (1991) 
  • Scream (1996) 
  • Halloween: H20 (1998) 
  • Halloween: Resurrection (2002) 
  • Halloween (2007) 
  • Friday The 13th (2009) 
  • A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) 
  • Scream - The TV Series (2015 - present) 
  • Slasher (2016-present) 
  • Scream Queens (2015-present)