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Death Screams (1982)

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"Locals are celebrating the last night of carnival, such as newly in-love couple Bob and Kathy, coach, Neil Marshall, waitresses, timid blonde Lily and comely, nubile Ramona, their boss Jackson and learning difficulties teenage peeping tom Casey who's dad Avery is the town sheriff. Several them decide to spend the night down at the river, where a unknown double homicide climaxed there some nights before. But among the fairgoers is the one responsible for the deaths and as he/she lurks in the shadow troubled over a tragic past (or just about one thing or another) deciding to take his/her frustrations out with a machete on those he/she blames for all the misfortunes in his/her life. Following the group back to his/her riverside stamping grounds he/she sets about ensuring no one leaves the area alive."


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Review Date: 22 June 2008 My Rating: out of 5

 

This 80s slasher flick sees a group of ďkidsĒ who are about to leave home for college (even though they all look around thirty) head to a town carnival, then on to a river to party and skinny-dip, followed by a graveyard to tell spooky stories and finally when it rains, to a house in search of shelter. The whole time a maniac is in pursuit.

This unknown stalk and slash effort showed some promise, however a major problem is the fact that it has been edited together in the wrong order. Despite this huge error, the filmís better moments shine through.

The characters are all familiar stereotypes: slut, jock, jerk, stud, comedian, bookworm, nerd and so on but itís all part of the charm. The deaths are quite graphic and work courtesy of solid prosthetic effects work, the killer lurks in the shadows and there are lots of typical jumpy bits such as a cat leaping out on one character, but the film looks good (if not a little grainy) and has a big score (which is a bit too overdramatic in some places) to go with it.

OVERALL SUMMARY
Featuring quite bloody deaths, full frontal female and even (gasp) male nudity, Death Screams is bloody good fun. Many of you may never have heard of it and despite the terrible editing error (which is a distributor problem, not the actual editorís fault) at £3.99 you canít go wrong.




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