Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close ...
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It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now.
R. Brandon Johnson,
Centers on telling real ghost stories of hauntings that have taken place in colleges and high schools across the U.S. and will be told through first-person narratives from actual students, parents and faculty.
Martin Bristol returns to where it all began: the home where he was kidnapped from. But he is not the boy who disappeared over 10 years ago. Tortured and abused at the hands of his ... See full summary »
R. Brandon Johnson,
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Michael A. Martinez
Harry Penderecki, a once heralded horror auteur, finds himself on the outside looking in at Hollywood. He hasn't had a hit film in years, and most in the industry, including his close friends, think he's washed up. Harry is given one last chance to redeem himself with what could be his best or last picture. Brutal Massacre becomes just that, as the cast and crew find themselves battling one mishap after another as Harry struggles to keep his sanity against overwhelming resistance to finish the picture and find himself at the top once again.Written by
Would you consider allowing the production crew to film here? I guarantee that we will make safe all use of the premises.
I don't give a fuck. Do whatever the fuck you want. Shit, I'm just gonna tear the fucker down next spring and rebuild it.
Oh, so can we like... age the walls and paint over them?
Knock the fuckin' walls down. I don't give a fuck.
Awesome. Um... we can't afford to pay you much.
How much you got?
Shit! Do whatever you want fucker!
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When I read about this movie, I had a feeling I would want to see it. Reading a few negative reviews on this site made me wary, but then again, it never stopped me before.
After watching the movie twice, I can safely say I have no idea where the negative reviews came from. Of course, tastes differ, but this really is an underestimated movie.
We meet director Harry Penderecki (David Naughton), who's struggling to keep alive in the movie industry. After some time of absence, he wants to come back with a major horror movie hit. Of course, things do not go as planned. The bad karma Harry is convinced plagued him throughout his career seems to ruin his last real chance of making a major horror hit.
This movie gives the audience a humoristic view on the set of a B-slasher movie. The acting is good enough, the story is pretty simple, but therein lies part of the strength of the movie. The (often subtle) humour is great, although you have to be a fan of that. Of course, this isn't an all out 'falling of the seat' laughter movie (which I usually do not enjoy) but it has some superb moments.
With a well picked out cast, including Gerry Bednob (known from the 40 year old virgin) as the hilarious camera man Hanu Vindepesh.
Seriously, give the movie a chance, you'll like it.
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