The Ranch used for shooting had a cemetery with over 60 graves from the 1800s next to the house. The graves were from a town that no longer exists. See more »
Towards the end when Mandy sits on the ground,The blood covering her hands is dry and beginning to crack and peel off.But moments later when she stands up,The blood is wet looking and shining in the sunlight. See more »
[looking at map of USA with Xs]
What's with all the Xs.
Jake's hooked up with a girl from each of those states.
Yeah right. There are like 40 states accounted for here.
And the fuckers parents are taking him to Alaska in August.
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Dreadful Selfish Crime
Written by Robert Earl Keen
Published by Keen Edge Music (BMI)
Administered by Bug Music
Performed by by Robert Earl Keen
Courtesy of Sugar Hill Records, a Welk Music Group Company See more »
Yeah, I'll admit it. My headline is lamer than this movie could ever be. Truth be told, "All The Boys Love Mandy Lane" isn't a complete catastrophe. In fact it starts off quite promising. The cinematography is nice, the music and sound effects are effective and the characters are introduced and played well by the actors and actresses. Unfortunately, as soon as they arrive at the country house where the all the "horror" ensues the movie loses direction and gets boring.
Most of the time "Mandy Lane" seems like a nostalgic hymn to the wild and careless life of young people. That's all nice and dandy for a while but as the movie drags on and you're neither scared nor thrilled you start wondering what the point is. It's almost as if director Jonathan Levine had wanted to remake "The Virgin Suicides" with a few lame killings thrown in instead of suicides.
After a fairly acceptable twist the movie drags on even longer. It just won't end until it finally does, leaving you baffled as to whoever thought this would make a good ending. If it's true what a friend told me, that this script had been rewritten 18 (!) times, then, Jesus Christ, I don't wanna know what the first draft looked like. The result is unfortunate, since direction and cinematography are quite good, as mentioned above. With a better script this movie might actually have become something special. However, as it is "Mandy Lane" is an anti-climatic rehash of 80s slasher flicks that have been done before and better.
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