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Dean Matthew Ronalds
Funny, gentle satire of the classic "kids go to a cabin" slasher sub-genre
Award-winning directrix, film professor, and one of Horror Society's "Top 13 Influential Women In the history of Horror" Devi Snively makes her feature film debut with this smart, whimsical send-up of the classic plot line "horny teens go to a friend's cabin". By mixing this workhorse story with a fresh twist of Mary Jane humor and Snively's keen cinematic eye, the Trippin' micro-budget team has created a niche movie sure to entertain a large population of suspense/thriller/horror addicts, and humorists who love Ms. Snively's signature lovely wit. Though shot on the now outmoded mini DV format, the technicals of the piece are still strong for an indie. Sound and score are proficient, and the visuals are brimming with creativity and panache. The animated sequence of character's bad drug trip is a standout sequence rife with the accomplished company's hilarious interpretation of Snively's brand. TRIPPIN' is a graceful follow-up to Ms. Snively's many celebrated trademark dramedy/horror shorts (DEATH IN CHARGE alone has played over 130 world-wide film festivals and was made through the impossibly prestigious AFI Directing Workshop for Women), and will be a solid launching pad for her future feature film and TV projects in development.
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