A KILLER ONE!!!
The slasher sub-genre, more so than any other, is often considered the brittlest branch on the horror tree; critics such as Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel dismissed these flicks as ”dead teenager movies”, whereas many who appreciate them still often equate them to that of cinematic junk food. I love them personally; sometimes I think the sleazier the better. But then something like Suspension comes along; a movie that, while not straying too far from familiar ground, employs a traditional framework and fiddles with it occasionally to successfully subvert viewer expectations. When that movie comes along, I appreciate it forever.
Suspension, first of all, ticks all the boxes when it comes to the visceral delights we all expect from a slasher film. We have an imposing villain with an intimidating appearance who has no qualms about sticking his knife in the groin of an obnoxious teenager. The kills are…
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