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Japan's number one extreme reality show is having it's first all-American special! Six lucky contestants, chosen from thousands of applicants, will have the chance to win millions of dollars, and all they have to do is stay alive!Written by
When Chainsaw Charlie and Rick fall from the Bridge of Death, and onto the spikes, the spikes wobble as though they are fake, and not metal. See more »
[speaks Japanese; subtitles read:]
Welcome back for another pulse pounding night of suspense, thrills and chills on the number one extreme TV game show in Japan... Slashers!
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A low-budget, horror-comedy made with a great deal of energy and enough quality to recommend it.
This is a fine little exploitation film made on a shoestring budget (approximately $150K, according to the maker). There's enough humor and panache to keep it interesting and reviewers who've criticised it's production design and performers are somewhat out of line, when you consider the budget and amazingly short shooting schedule. The sets and performances actually tend to work, when you compare them to the insidious TV shows being lampooned. Frankly, the actors here do just as well as Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Freddie Prinze, Jr., Jennifer Love-Hewitt and the rest of their ilk ever do in big-budget counterparts. I personally appreciate the enthusiasm of filmmakers like Maurice Devereaus and his crew for putting out personal little productions like SLASHERS, and look forward to what they might do with a studio-style budget.
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