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Death House (2017)

Death House (2017)

Country:  USA

Director:  B. Harrison Smith

Main Stars:  Bill Mosely, Tony Todd, Nicole Cinaglia, Adrienne Barbeau, Kane Holder, Debbie Rochon, Gunnar Hansen, Dee Wallace, Lindsay Hartley, Barbara Crampton, Camille Keaton, Cortney Palm, Sid Haig, Brinke Stevens, Tiffany Shepis, Felissa Rose, Lauren Compton, Beverly Randolph, Sean Whalen, Cody Longo. Lloyd Kaufman

Storyline:  A secret prison has a power outage and all Hell breaks loose when two agents are trapped.

Review (Spoils): Not sure what everyone was thinking with this film, but it became a simple over the top gore mess. The storyline is not very detailed, and it is actually kind of jumbled. We have two agents Condy Longo and Cortney Palm trapped in a prison where a large collection of doctors (including Dee Wallace’s bad hair) has the prisoners trapped with victims that satisfy their needs. Kane Hodder is one of the main prisons badasses and as the power goes out, he starts to lead a front of prisoners.

The film does delivery the bloody goods with slashing, cutting, gun shots, intestines, some weird living zombies gore scene, cheap gas and Satan fire scene and lots of gore. The film is all over the place but we do also get a few glances of Courtney Palm topless but nothing sexy from Debbie Rochon, Felissa Rose, Lindsay Hartley or Laura Compton. (such a missed chance)

Rating:  This is a knocking dead all star cast of horror! There are more names in this film then I can even name when it comes to paying homage to horror. We have the classic villains like Bill Mosely, Tony Todd, Gunnar Hansen, Kane Holder and Sean Whalen to name a few. Over the top gore hound Lloyd Kaufman. And the horror B Queens themselves like Adrienne Barbeau, Debbie Rochon, Dee Wallace, Barbara Crampton, Camille Keaton, Brinke Stevens, Felissa Rose and Lauren Compton just to name a few! But unfortunately it could not save the film from a written mess, it just tried too hard and the finale was kind of boring and lame to the end Hansen that way.  The only thing that made the ending okay was the homage to Gunnar Hansen which was a nice little added touch which made me sad.

3/10 beers!

Yacker

 

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Wishmaster (1987)

Wishmaster (1987)

Country:  USA

Director:  Robert Kurtzman

Main Stars:  Tammy Lauren, Andrew Divoff, Robert Englund, Kane Holder, Tony Todd

Storyline:  An evil djinn grants its owner of the red gem three wishes which allows him to bring hell on earth.

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Review (Spoils): The story goes that if three wishes are granted on the third wish an unholy legion of djinns is unleashed through a doorway between the outer worlds and earth to wreck havoc. Right now one djinn (Andrew Divoff) is trapped in a red gem called the Stone of Secret Fire. The stone was set in a statue which breaks and the gem gets found and gets placed in an auctioneer’s hand named Alexandra Amberson (Tammy Lauren). The evil djinn get’s released and traps people’s souls from wishes within the stone so that he can unleash the fury of the other djinn.

This film has some gore but nothing over the top we have removal of faces from the morgue, the djinn changing forms as he moves and some over the top , jaw ripping, exploding blood the gore is here in this one. Thank you Wes Craven for that! The make –up and the effects are pretty decent and too be honest the Wishmaster djinn is a classic villain for the late 80s in horror.

Rating: I liked this movie I do not understand why so many people hate this film. It is fun for what it is. We have some classic horror celebs such as Robert Englund, Kane Holder, Tony Todd making appearances and plus it also has Wes Cravens name on the tag. The series is not the greatest but this is fine entry on its own.

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6/10 Beers!

Yacker

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