Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7760

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 12

Theatrical Release Date: 10/13/2006

Language: English

Genre: Documentary

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: N/A

Actors: Wes Craven, Rob Zombie, Tom Savini, John Carpenter, Stan Winston, Gregory Nicotero

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Unknown - wrote on 10/11/2011

This is a well done and informative documentary, but I still felt like it could've been more in depth and possibly had more interviews from the film fans and producers. Slasher fans will get something out of this.

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A Must-See But Far from Important

Franz Patrick - wrote on 10/14/2008

This is a really good documentary about the history of slasher films because it was able to cover so much territory in a span of about ninety-minutes. That said, it failed to reach its full potential for several reasons. First of all, it focused too much on movies from the 1980’s, only quickly glossed over the 1990’s, and barely mentioned the 2000’s. Since this was released in 2006, I expected it to spend equal time discussing each decade because each one is as important as the other. Instead of talking about the special effects of smaller slasher films from the 1980’s, it could’ve analyzed the best slasher pictures such as “Halloween,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” and “Scream.” For instance, putting the violence and sexual connotations aside (because it’s been …

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