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Skarecrow (2004)

R | | Horror | 3 November 2004 (USA)
A killer scarecrow kills some people.

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Joel James ...
Willie - 1921
Tim James ...
Walter - 1921
Doyle James ...
Jim - 1921
Tim Booth ...
Luke - 1921
Daryl Pope ...
Matthew - 1921 (as Daryl 'Scooby' Pope)
Greg Hamilton ...
Revenue Agent - 1921
Reagan Richards ...
The Witch - 1921 / Ally - 1981
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Brett - 1981
Neil Derringer ...
Rick - 1981
Brooke Cantrell ...
Cindy - 1981
Lee Jones ...
Shane - 1981 (as Lee 'Sporty' Jones)
Lisa Marie ...
Robin - 1981
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Preacher - 1981
Sarah Todd ...
Mama - 1981
Spring Whited ...
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Timeline: 1921 - It began in the backwoods of Tennessee, way up in a hollow...There lived an old woman who some say she had powers, the kind that could curse people. The James Brothers knew of her, these five brothers being of the worst kind, evil, vile, and reckless. They wanted the old woman's cabin and land for their own. They needed a place private to make moonshine. The old woman knew the brothers were going to taker her possessions anyway they had to. So she prepared for them an evil to beget evil. A curse so powerful she laid upon the brothers and any of their kin. Hence the Skarecow became...and the vengence was delivered... Timeline: 1981 - Now sixty years later the grandson of Willie James has returned to the cabin...and the curse is still very much ALIVE!!!!! Written by Bloody Moon Films

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Rated R for horror violence/gore, sexuality, nudity and language
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Dark Harvest 3: Scarecrow  »

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Seriously, what did I just watch?
17 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It used to be that video distributors like Sub Rosa and Brain Damage Films would release low-budget, shot-on-video horror films to a select market of gorehounds that ate them up with glee. That's acceptable to me, because you could see these movies from a mile away with their shoddy box art and cheesy titles.

Now we have Lions Gate getting into the mix, only they have decided that it'd be better to sucker in poor saps by putting a "professional" looking cover on it and charge the same price as one of their higher-budget, professionally made features. Do not be suckered in by this! Granted, if you've seen Dark Harvest 1 or 2 than you already know what to expect with 3 but there is a place for movies like this and it is not on a video store shelf beside professionally-made features.

I am a fan of independent cinema and have watched several low budget, shot-on-video productions that were still a worthy rental but this was one of the worst movies I have ever seen. The "acting" (if you can call it that) was abysmal. It was amusing to laugh at the horrible line reading for a minute or two, but eventually it was too much to take and became unbearable. The story is bad, the dialogue is worse, the acting somehow manages to be even worse. The only possible saving grace to this would be one disemboweling scene that still manages to be awful but is an award winning effect when compared to the blood splatters after a girl is slapped or the mannequin decapitation.

It took me three tries to make it through this entire movie and I only did so because I paid good money to rent it and felt like I should at least finish it all the way through. Stay away - stay far, far away from this one.


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