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  • There is much glorious, gleefully depraved gore in this Peter Jackson-directed film, the keystone of splatstick horror.

    Top 10 Slapstick Horror Movies » Scene-Stealers

  • Before he made Lord of the Rings he made this low-budget splatstick comedy.

    Peter Jackson's first movie: Bad Taste

  • Before he made Lord of the Rings he made this low-budget splatstick comedy.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • As far as I could tell, the scene contained little if any actual gore, but its tone was absolutely identical to the splatstick of Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy.

    Evil Dead 4: Dead by Doc Ock

  • As far as I could tell, the scene contained little if any actual gore, but its tone was absolutely identical to the splatstick of Raimi's Evil Dead trilogy.

    Evil Dead 4: Dead by Doc Ock

  • Jackson, who was born on Halloween in 1961, had been lauded internationally for his films Heavenly Creatures and his splatstick movies a genre he invented Bad Taste and Braindead.

    Ready for the Rings - The Hobbit Film News and Information

  • A horror comedy much closer to the actor-riffing drollery of Edgar Wright and Christopher Guest than "Scary Movie" - style splatstick, "Rosencrantz

    Variety.com

  • - Modern zombie comedies wouldn't exist with this cream-pie spot of splatstick (

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • - Modern zombie comedies wouldn't exist with this cream-pie spot of splatstick (

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • A horror comedy much closer to the actor-riffing drollery of Edgar Wright and Christopher Guest than "Scary Movie" - style splatstick, "Rosencrantz

    Variety.com

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  • Coined by Sam Raimi and company, I think. Refers to the merging of the splatter-horror and slapstick film genres.

    January 17, 2007