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The Horribly Slow Murderer with the Extremely Inefficient Weapon (2008)

The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time.

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The epic story of one man's encounter with what could be the most relentless murderer of all time.

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It will kill you. Even if it takes the rest of your life.

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Short | Comedy | Horror

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A szörnyen lassú gyilkos a rendkívül eredménytelen fegyverrel  »

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Named the Best Short Film of 2009 by Rue Morgue Magazine. See more »

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At 05:41. the Ginosaji breaks Jack's tooth with his spoon. At 05:53 the camera zooms in on Jack's open mouth, and all his teeth are visible including his lost tooth. See more »

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[first lines]
Narrator: Some murders takes seconds. Others take minutes. Some murders take hours. Now, this murder... takes years.
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Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

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Great Short
10 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As of this week my film A LITTLE MOUTH TO FEED will have screened in two shorts blocks with THSMWTEIW, Philly's DANGER AFTER DARK and TORONTO AFTER DARK.

Great short.

It's a great concept that goes for the jugular by not going for the jugular. It really works because the filmmaker goes so far with such a simple ridiculous concept. I mean it mean really, really goes for it beyond the realm of all sanity or reason and the result is brilliant.

I think horror filmmakers are less competitive than other filmmakers, but still, if I'm a "rival" shorts filmmaker screening alongside THSMWTEIW but I'm compelled to go hunt for a bootleg version of it on the internet months later, meaning I'm still thinking about it, then you know it must be a great short.

Excellent concept. Excellent execution. Excellent short. I'd see it again and again ... and again ... and again ... and again, and again, and again, and again, and - those who have seen it know what I'm talking about.


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