Absolute trash, 4 stars.
Slumber Party Massacre almost feels accidental. Like half the crew are in on the joke and half are working against it to create a very earnest attempt at a slasher film. Granted a straightforward trashy, 80's slasher film—butchery, blood and boobs—but there's obvious satirical intent behind a lot of the shots. The killer certainly doesn't accidentally have a giant drill between his legs, nor is he accidentally given a drilectomy.
Scares are at a minimum, with the only…
Film #14 of Hoop-tober 2017
Hell House LLC tells the story of a haunted house halloween attraction gone wrong. Why? Nobody knows. UNTIL NOW.
Bring in the tapes.
A fake documentary within a fake documentary, Hell House LLC doesn't do a great deal to reinvent the found footage wheel. The characters, writing and editing are middling and caked in fabricated glitch and grime and the camera can get too shaky for its own good at times. But it also scared…
Film #12 of Hoop-tober 2017
Horror sequels don't have a great track record, but occasionally you get an absolute gem. Dream Warriors is practically a greatest hits of the 80's: a breakfast club of sorts, outrageous practical effects, dungeons and dragons, switchblade punks and an appropriately excessive synth score (oh Angelo).
It turns out when your sequel predictably turns things to 11, the results can be magnificent when the central hook of your movie is so imaginative. Not a single…