April Fools Day, is a short film, in the dark comedy genre, about two college buddies who wake up from a night of partying only to find their friend Kelly, deceased from illegal substances ... See full summary »
Justin P. Russo
Charles Martin Garcia,
A decades old folk tale surrounding a deranged murderer killing those who celebrate Valentine's Day, turns out to be true to legend when a group defies the killer's order and people start turning up dead.
Deanna, 17, a young hottie, seduces Melvin the class nerd, only to set him up for a cruel April Fools' joke. She's joined in her prank by Missy, the goody-two-shoes; her boyfriend Malik, ... See full summary »
A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, they turn up dead. Yet, are they really dead? Or is it just part of some very real and cruel April Fool's jokes? The hostess, Muffy, is the only one who apparently knows what's going on. But then again, is it really her doing the killing? Written by
a disappointment which has good ideas but can't explore them well
I already knew the ending before i saw the film. But believe me, that's nothing to do with it, because i was wondering how they would explain what happened. the explanations were too little and too stupid, because they just weren't serious. the movie wants to create an horror climate but at the same time wants to be a comedy - it's a shame you only realize that at the end, i could have much more fun watching it.
all the characters in the movie are quite shallow, there's almost no blood, the film can't build a good atmosphere, it just seems like the characters knew what the ending was all about. And then when it happens, the explanation is so dull and predictable, that lots of questions would come into your mind. You won't have good answers.
It is a different approach to the slasher genre yes, the Agatha Christie references were very nice to see, but it's just a movie who can't built fear and it's a mess of character development. Characters will stay entirely the same as they began.
I only recommend this if you already saw too much slashers and want to see why the ending was like that, but believe me, even with the surprise they could did so much better. I felt like someone said "i'm your friend" and then stole my wallet. just didn't work for me. go see classics like "black Christmas" or "halloween" instead for the 20th time. you'll have a better experience.
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