The Slumber Party Massacre (1982, dir. Amy Holden Jones)

A teen sleepover is invaded by a drill-wielding escaped lunatic. Straightforward slasher pic that delivers in terms of softcore female nudity and sheer number of kills. A couple of quirky moments, a nice grossout gag, and a couple of satiric elements (the film was scripted as a genre spoof, though is played largely straight) help matters briskly along. Sequels followed.

Author: Eamonn

Writes. Latest: 2019: East of England - a noir thriller. Other books: Benches of Louth (2018); Juggernaut: a sequel to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2017); Torc, (2016); The Prospect of This City (2015). Twitter: @eamonngriffin

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