A search and recovery team heads into the haunted swamp to pick up the pieces, and Marybeth learns the secret to ending the voodoo curse that has left Victor Crowley haunting and terrorizing Honey Island Swamp for decades.
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Brian Austin Green,
It's the closing night at the last drive-in theatre in America, and manager, Cecil Kaufman's planned to show 4 movies; films so rare, they've never been exhibited publicly on American soil, until tonight.
A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain - a group that includes the cop who put a bullet in Goodnight's head four years ago - band together to survive against the brutal killer.
Michael J. Pagan
A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Victor Crowley's voice for all of the Hatchet films is primarily a blend of actor Kane Hodder and director Adam Green's voices mixed together and pitched down. Animal sounds including sea lions, bears, and lions are also mixed in to create Victor's voice at times. When Victor Crowley's signature "Daddy" cry was created for the first film, Adam Green added the voice of Kane's son Jace (who was still a very young child at the time) into the mix. This made the iconic character's ghostly voice extra chilling as if you listen closely in all of the Hatchet films you can hear an innocent child's voice echoing in all of Victor's off-screen mournful cries for his father. See more »
Ten years later, you are like the O.J. Simpson of Honey Island Swamp. Wouldn't you say?
Uh. No, I wouldn't.
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Written by Raya Yarbrough
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Annoying Characters and Story
Victor Crowley (2017)
** (out of 4)
Ten years after the event of the first film, survivor Andrew (Parry Shen) is on the talk show circuit talking about his ordeal. His publicist (Felissa Rose) talks him into going back into the swamp and discussing the issue there. Sure enough he agrees and before long they're battling Victor Crowley (Kane Hodder) again.
This here is the fourth film in the HATCHET series and no one knew it was coming. Director Adam Green shocked the horror community when some fans showed up to what they thought was a screening of the first movie but it turned out to be this instead. I must admit that I was really looking forward to this movie but it sadly turned out to be a major disappointment.
There are all sorts of issues with this movie but we'll start with the screenplay. The entire group of characters are just so over-the-top and obnoxious that I really couldn't wait to see them killed off. The characters were extremely annoying and one couldn't help but grow tired of them. Even worse is the fact that there's really not too much that happens. The plane carrying everyone crashes in the swamp and the majority of the movie takes place on the plane with the characters scared to leave it because of who is outside.
It seems that this film was shot with an even smaller budget than the previous three movies and perhaps this was why so much of the action (or non-action if you will) takes place on the plane. Another thing that really hampers this one is some truly awful CGI effects. Just take a look at the first murder and it looks like you're watching a movie that was produced for YouTube. Yes, the CGI effects are that embarrassing. The actual practical effects are a lot better and thankfully there is some rather gory violence thrown throughout the film but certainly not enough to save it.
VICTOR CROWLEY is a really disappointing movie that really doesn't work on any level. While you're watching it you stick with it in hopes that it finally kicks into high gear but before you know it the film is over. When looking back on the film it's even more disappointing.
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