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This is one of those rare stories that can go either way because it is coming from IMDb. Slaughter High is a 1986 slasher flick written and directed by George Dugdale, Mark Ezra, and Peter Litten. The original story is about eight people being invited to their 10 year reunion at their now closed down high school, where a disfigured former student seeks revenge over a prank gone horribly wrong. Apparently, the remake is set to be released in 2012.… »
Slaughter High, 1986.
A high school reunion turns into a bloodbath when a former student seeks revenge against the pranksters who left him disfigured.
Slaughter High is one of those rare cult oddities, it is a cheap little slasher which underneath all of its bad accents and obvious British locations, still manages to have a little charm. Sometimes charm can go a long way. I will hold my hands up and admit that I had never even seen or heard of Slaughter High until it saw it mentioned on a social networking site. Since I am a fan of all things that are sleazy and badly made, I felt I best seek this little beauty out.
Arrow Video have released details of their forthcoming DVD release of the highly regarded, but little seen (at least uncut) slasher starring Caroline Munro (Maniac), Slaughter High and Blu-ray release of the former video nasty directed by the Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s Tobe Hooper, The Funhouse – both of which are released this month.
DVD release date: 11th July 2011
A gory guilty pleasure from the golden age of the slasher movie genre, Slaughter High comes to DVD completely uncut for the first time in the UK and featuring a host of Special Features that includes audio commentaries by co-writer/co-director Mark Ezra and the film’s star, legendary Scream Queen, Caroline Munro. Co-directed by George Dugdale (Living Doll), Mark Ezra (House Swap; Savage Hearts) and Peter Litten (To Die For; Living Doll) and starring Munro (Maniac) alongside Emmerdale’s very own late Terry Woods, Billy Hartman (Highlander), the film »
3 items from 2011
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