From HOME ALONE to CHILDREN OF THE CORN, movies about dreadful youngsters aren’t exactly novel. But in the case of the 1981 horror BLOODY BIRTHDAY, the kids are not alright. This Ed Hunt film features just about the most brazenly homicidal killers in memory, producing a concoction so vile it’s as delightful as poisoned icing.
Directed by Edwin Brown and based on a screenplay by Brown and his wife Summer, THE PREY is a compelling entry in the slasher genre. It is unique for its nearly languid feel, a sensibility which might frustrate some. Indeed, the central conceit of the characters being “prey” in the most natural sense of theContinue reading “THE PREY (1983)”