Review: Slaughter High (1986)

Oh Slaughter High, how I love you.  You copy many of the slasher movies that were ahead of you, but for some reason, you still hold a special place in my horror movie heart and mind.  Yeah, it’s true – you’re pretty awful, but that’s what makes you so endearing and what makes me view you at least once every 10 years (trust me, it’s more than enough).  Ok, for those of you who are not Slaughter High aficionados, let IMDB break down a quick synopsis for you:  A group of popular students play a cruel prank on a shy nerd resulting in a terrible accident. Years later a reunion is held where each of the students face a stalker killer who may be the same nerd out for revenge.

*so you wanna grab some breakfast after this?*

Now I could sit here and give you a review spotlighting the acting, directing, or storyline, but who are we kidding?  It’s all pretty much down the toilet like poor Marty’s head up there.  The redeeming qualities of this slasher movie lie in the absurdity of it all.  Granted, there were a lot of bad horror movies and copy cats coming out at that time, but this one held it’s limp head up high and is recognized today (good or bad) because of that.    Continue reading