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Sweatshop (2009)

Unrated | | Horror | January 2011 (USA)
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Sweatshop is a movie starring Ashley Kay, Melanie Donihoo, and Peyton Wetzel. A group of friends break into an abandoned factory in order to throw a impromptu party; unaware that it is not as empty as they originally believed.

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Cast overview:
Ashley Kay ... Charlie / Ghoul Girl
Melanie Donihoo ... Jade
... Scottyboy
Danielle Jones ... Kim
... Miko
Brent Himes ... Wade (as Brent D. Himes)
... Lolli / Ghoul Girl
Naika Malveaux ... Enyx
Vincent Guerrero ... Kenny
ViVi Sterling ... Brandy
... Ghost (as Fernando Phagabeefy)
Michael Gingold ... Officer Mike
... The Beast
Miko Marie ... Ghoul Girl
Kristen Hall ... Ghoul Girl
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Charlie and her friends break into an abandoned warehouse and begin setting up an impromptu party. Unbeknownst to them, something lurks in this dark place... a presence so horrific, so monstrous, it has no name. Fueled by uncontrollable, unprovoked rage, this Beast knows only one thing - Charlie and her companions chose the wrong building, and they're about to pay for it. Written by Anonymous

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One Hammer. No Prisoners.

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The concept for The Beast was inspired by Italian gymnast Yuri Chechi's performance during the opening ceremonies of the 2006 Winter Olympics, in which the masked performer repeatedly swung an oversized foundry hammer. See more »

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When Miko turns around and says "I like the Bee Gees" her lips don't move. See more »

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References 100 Tears (2007) See more »

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Written by Denn Elmore Jr. and Tania Peterson
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Brutal. Nasty. Brilliant
29 March 2011 | by See all my reviews

Viewed at the Festival de Film, Cannes 2011

Sweatshop is a dark, mean and nasty, grungy delight! A group of highly disposable young people decide to throw an illegal rave in a semi-abandoned warehouse; semi-abandoned because, unknown to them, its sole resident, a giant of a man with the world's largest hammer (basically an anvil at the end of a long pole), is still very much at home and determined to keep the noise down! And that's all there is to it!

Filmed over a couple of years, as and when, mostly at the weekend when people had time to work on it, Sweatshop is way, way better than you might think. There is a (sort of) backstory, which is more hinted at than explained, but it's also unnecessary since the film's director and writers, Ted Geoghegan and Stacy Davidson (who also directs) know what material they have and what their audience wants.

This means the audience can sit back, relax and watch people being smashed to bloody pulp! Can life get any better than this?


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