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Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever cutting its way to DVD in May

Mar. 22, 2013by: Kevin Woods

The celebration of a cornerstone of the horror genre, the award-winning documentary SLICE & DICE - THE SLASHER FILM FOREVER will be hitting UK shelves on DVD on May 13, and we have the deets for you below.

The winner of the best documentary award at the annual South African Horror Film Festival, which was also given a competitive late night slot for its première at the prestigious Sitges Film Festival, the fascinating documentary SLICE & DICE features interviews with over 20 interviewees, including Patrick Lussier (MY BLOODY VALENTINE 3D), Jeffrey Reddick (creator of FINAL DESTINATION), Kevin Tenney (NIGHT OF THE DEMONS), Scream Queen Emily Booth, Corey Feldman, J.S. Cardone (THE SLAYER/ PROM NIGHT), Kenneth Hall (PUPPET MASTER), Felissa Rose (SLEEPAWAY CAMP), Mick Garris (MASTERS OF HORROR), Chris Smith (TRIANGLE/ BLACK DEATH), and, best of all, our very own THE ARROW, John Fallon! F'n cool!

THE ARROW John Fallon sharing his musings on the slasher sub-genre. Talk about a cabin in the woods!

Ever since Alfred Hitchcock created Psycho in 1960 the story of a weapon-wielding madman - stalking and slaughtering helpless victims - has become a fixture of fear flicks and bludgeoned bombastic box office takings worldwide. Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever takes an often irreverent look at this much-maligned, and frequently misunderstood, genre with commentary from some of the form's most celebrated filmmakers. Cutting an immediate presence on the screen, this delirious documentary delves into the history of hack 'em up cinema, investigates the rules of this teen-trepanning terror trend and even gives some pointers into how to survive a stint in the genre. Frequently funny, delightfully disgusting and always engaging, Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever is ideal viewing for anyone who has found themselves gnawing on their fingernails during a chance viewing of Black Christmas, Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street or Scream. An unashamed salutation to the arterial-spraying excellence of Norman Bates, Leatherface, Jason Voorhees, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger and their many plasma-packed protégés, Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever is a must-have for horror-hounds everywhere.

Special features on this 2-disc set will include:

  • Audio commentary with director/ producer Calum Waddell moderated by Justin Kerswell, author of Teenage Wasteland: The Slasher Movie Uncut
  • Additional ‘outtake’ interviews featuring Corey Feldman, Felissa Rose, J.S. Cardone, Kevin Tenney and more
  • Post-screening audience Question and Answer session from the Glasgow Film Theatre featuring Slice and Dice interviewees James Moran and Norman J. Warren
  • Footage from the Sitges Film Festival World Premiere
  • Footage from the USA premiere at San Francisco's Another Hole in the Head Festival
  • Footage from the Scottish premiere at the Glasgow Film Theatre
  • All Kinds of Twisted (Theme from Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever, performed by The Acid Fascists) music video
  • Full Moon trailer park including trailers for slasher greats Tourist Trap, Puppet Master and Intruder.
  • Bonus Documentary: “Don't Go In The Backwoods” - an extensive look at the backwoods horror genre from Two Thousand Maniacs to the Hatchet series.
  • Trailer Park of Legendary Slasher Titles
  • Optional audio commentary with Calum Waddell and Justin Kerswell 

Check out the trailer for SLICE & DICE: THE SLASHER FILM FOREVER below.

You can pre-order this badass documentary right now by clicking HERE.

Extra Tidbit: What is your favorite slasher film?

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