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  • n. Plural form of splatterfest.


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  • In '80s and' 90s splatterfests like Sam Raimi's Evil Dead sequels, Stuart Gordon's Re-Animator series, and Peter Jackson's zombie farce Braindead (a.k.a. Dead Alive), the directors played Python-flavored grotesqueries for laughs, piling on the viscera until there was no response possible but to giggle.

    A Bloody Good Show

  • I get a hash of forties cheapie Lash La Rue oaters; florid, wide-screen, Technicolor Douglas Sirk melodramas; lyrical Sergio Leone spaghetti Westerns; homoerotic John Woo gangster shoot-'em-ups; and even George A Romero splatterfests.

    GreenCine Daily: Tears of the Black Tiger.

  • Let the Right One In ... ists? will tell you, they're still big business, spawning everything from splatterfests to romances. Movie Blog

  • "Is it possible to evoke this movie without invoking two dozen others?" wonders George A Romero splatterfests.

    GreenCine Daily

  • Squirm quotient is about average, and much less than those of such '80s Hong Kong Category III shockers as "Men Behind the Sun"; gore is also mild compared with recent Asian splatterfests like the Thai "Meat Grinder" and Indonesian "Macabre."

  • I could list off dozens of crazy, demonic high school orgy splatterfests from Japan that deliver everything Eko Eko Azarak promises but doesn’t pull off.

    Eko Eko Azarak (1995)


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