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Blood Was Everywhere (2011)

The nightmare of the unsolved, random murder is brought to life: A faceless killer wreaks havoc on the lives of average people in a small Massachusetts town.

Director:

Jason Torrey

Writers:

Jason Torrey (story), Jason Torrey | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Arnold Ashley Arnold ... Angela
Kimberly Simone Kimberly Simone ... Jessica
Larry Holden ... Nathan
Vanessa Leigh Vanessa Leigh ... Tara
Phillip Ristaino Phillip Ristaino ... Kevin
John Westcott John Westcott ... Kyle
Kevin Hayes Kevin Hayes ... Sam Unger
Ben Kirchmyer Ben Kirchmyer ... Mr. Unger
Erin Lynch Erin Lynch ... Mrs. Unger
Sherrie Lemire Sherrie Lemire ... Patricia
Popi Kapiris Popi Kapiris ... Lucy
Paul Kratka ... Uncle Dave
Dita Prenn Dita Prenn ... Sara
Adam Morey Adam Morey ... Jack
Neal Howland Neal Howland ... Rick
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The nightmare of the unsolved, random murder is brought to life: A faceless killer wreaks havoc on the lives of average people in a small Massachusetts town.

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Before They Had Time to Scream...


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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Norton, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Sun In 10 Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (Dolby 2.0)

Color:

Color (HDV)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Inspiration for "The Killer" in this film came from a squealing belt in the engine of a 1999 Hyundai Elantra owned by director Jason Torrey. He said it would drive him mad. He thought, "Boy, if the wrong person had this car he might snap and go on a killing spree." The audio used in the film depicting the squealing belt was a recording of that same car. See more »

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The film was originally screened without any credits as an artistic choice, the film makers wanted to break from tradition to ensure the audience left feeling unsettled. The film now screens with a title card and full ending credits. See more »

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References God Is Alone (2004) See more »

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Not your typical slasher flick.
19 April 2013 | by the-dude1996See all my reviews

Blood was Everywhere is an attempt at creating a non-traditional slasher film to prove that the genre can be more than a simple Hack-and-Slash gorefest. While it does succeed in doing exactly that, it may also lead to some disappointment. The film tells the story of the people in a small town being plagued by a series of murders committed by an unknown killer. Notice how I said that it's the story of the people in the town. There is little focus on our mysterious antagonist and his screen time is very limited. He doesn't wear a mask like Jason, he doesn't make jokes like Freddy and he doesn't kill in the over the top fashion one might expect from a film of this short. The kills are brief, simple and handled in a very realistic fashion. This gives our villain a more human edge than any other slasher villain and makes him seem more like an actual serial killer than a supernatural monster. The acting is quite good and the characters are much more than simple two-dimensional teens who are out to get drunk and have sex. They are (mostly) all grown adults who have real life problems. Jason Torrey's direction and writing (along with Sherrie Lemire) are fantastic. Each moment of this movie shows how much love. You can tell that this was a very personal project to him and a true labor of love. The film isn't without it's flaws, though. It has a very slow pace and a lot of dialogue scenes feel like they were stretched out to pad out the run time a bit. While it may lend a more natural feeling to the conversations between the characters, it really makes a lot of scenes drag on. Also, despite the title, it isn't that bloody of a movie. A few nice kills here and there, but that's it. Don't go into it expecting a total bloodbath. All in all, I do recommend this film. I believe it's a step above the average indie slasher and proof that the genre really can be more than what it's made out to be. Just a fair warning to slasher fans though, this is very different and you might be disappointed. Go in with an open mind. 7.5/10.


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