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Blood Sisters (1987)

R | | Horror, Thriller | 1987 (USA)
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Seven girls must spend the night in an old house, which once was a brothel, as part of an initiation.

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Amy Brentano ...
Linda
Shannon McMahon ...
Alice
Dan Erickson ...
Ross
Marla Machart ...
Marnie
Elizabeth Rose ...
Bonnie
Cjerste Thor ...
Cara
Patricia Finneran ...
Diana
Gretchen Kingsley ...
Ellen
Bridgete Cossu ...
Laurie
Randall Walden ...
Jim
Brain Charlton Wrye ...
John
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Larry
Pam La Testa ...
The Madame
Mikhall Druhan ...
Edna, the Prostitute
Lynnea Benson ...
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Possessed nightgown! Strangulation by garter belt! Lesbian hooker ghosts!

While these things may seem like fun new additions to the slasher movie subgenre, this film flat-out fails to deliver on all counts.

It begins with a psycho kid blasting a fat hooker and her trick with a rifle at a whorehouse, before cutting to modern times (13 years later) at the Kappa Gamma Tao sorority house. After wasting time at a bar and with a sex scene, sister Linda (Amy Brentano) takes seven pledges to the now abandoned brothel for an initiation scavenger hunt. The house has been booby trapped by fun-loving frat guys (who look like they're reaching their 40s), but ghosts and a psycho killer show up.

Director/scripter/cinematographer Roberta Findlay, whom I believe is one of the most prolific female filmmakers of all time, handles some of the supernatural scenes reasonably well given the budget (a standout being an interesting ghost/mirror sequence), but, with its low-grade cast of unknowns, dark/dreary atmosphere and derivative storyline, BLOOD SISTERS isn't a bit of fun to watch. And I still have no idea why the house is full of ghosts of people who used to work there since only two murders were actually committed.

Guys just wanting to see sexy babes cavorting around in little clothing may be equally disappointed by the selection of actresses on hand. A few of the actresses are attractive, but aside from Marla MacHart, there are really no stunners here, though some of them do appear topless from time to time. In addition, it's is so slow-moving that it takes nearly an entire hour until the first murder!


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