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In the great slasher cinema race of the 1980s, the marketplace was filled with strange characters and bizarre weapons. 1984's "Fatal Games" looks to join the fun by taking its version of absolute terror to a school for athletes, where a masked killer is trying to pick off the students with a javelin. It's a pretty cumbersome weapon, but the javelin is part of the ride of "Fatal Games," which is as routine as it gets when it comes to cooking up horror happenings, but there's a certain oddness to the picture that keeps it mildly interesting. It's not a shining example of the subgenre, but the effort wins when it tries to sell absolute silliness with a straight face. Read the rest at


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