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The Slayer (1982)

 -  Horror  -  October 1982 (USA)
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Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.

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Four young people vacation on a barren island. One of them, a female artist, has dreams that depict ghastly murders. Sure enough, the fun begins when her boyfriend is found dead. Written by Christopher S. Bultman <meatmanmiller@mail.utexas.edu>

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Not horrid, not great.
15 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this at my video store in the same VHS as Scalps so I figured I'd give it a try. Out of the 2, I liked Scalps. Both eren't great though. This movie was fairly original for it's time. Plot similar to A Nightmare On Elm Street only this came first. SO gotta give it some credit. From the second this film starts you KNOW the budget must of been low. I like low budget so I don't care. Many good low budget films out there, this one was okay. Had a cool death scene, though it was hard to tell what was happening since the lighting was off a bit. Film actually did keep my interest though the ending was kinda confusing. Took me a minute to understand it. Was real short too, about an hour and 10 mins or so. So if you want a decent low budget film, you can see this. Not horrid, not great, worth a watch I guess. 5/10


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