The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,642 horror articles & features | 6,966 horror movies | 1,555 horror reviews | 1,309 giveaways hosted | 223 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

'Don't F#ck in the Woods' Says New Independent Creature Feature Entering the Next Level of Fear Genesis Rodriguez and Company Hit 'Puberty' A Trio of New Cast Members Head to AMC's 'The Terror'
Former Adult Swim Star Brett Gelman Joins 'Stranger Things' Getting Seriously Scared: Transylvanian Talks (and Jam) Serial Killer Horror Short SIMON Goes Feature Length VR Horror 'The Depths' Now Available to Stream

WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle
WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle
Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway
Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD
WIN The Neon Demon on DVD
WIN The Neon Demon on DVD


Hoboken Hollow
Buy from Play.com Buy from Zavvi.com

Hoboken Hollow (2005)

movie | Movie Details
Images, Posters, News
| Comments
Have your say

Plot Summary:
"Based on the true story of the Texas "slave ranch, a war veteran drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare. Still haunted by the evils of war, Trevor is confronted with the brutal homegrown evil of the Broderick family at Hoboken Hollow,a remote Hill Country ranch that many visit but few ever leave."


Review by
Phil Davies Brown
Follow me:
@horrorasylum
Review Date: 11 August 2006 My Rating: out of 5

 

This little flick had me eager to see it, thanks to its solid cast and its Ďbased on a true storyí element, but it turned out to be possibly one of the worst films of the year.

The story sees drifters picked up by a muck smeared C. Thomas Howell who takes them to his ranch, and keeps them there for slave labour purposes. To paraphrase, ĎAs long as you can work youíre safeí but if you get lippy or hurt your leg and canít work so quick, then itís out to the smoke house for you where youíll be turned into Jerky!

What a piece of shit! Iím sorry, I know this was a true story (allegedly) and it must have been hell for the people who actually went through this, and I can even see the point of telling the story (besides money of course) but why on earth they made such a laughable MOW and thought it was good Iíll never know. Talk about smearing the memory of those involved. Forget World Trade Centre, this has to be 2006ís most controversial exploitation flick, as it portrays everyone in Texas as a hick and all drifters as good for nothing nobodies who are either black, foreign or haunted war veterans. What an insulting piece of trash!

The storytelling techniques are laughable as is most of the acting, and the musical stingers had me hosing myself with laughter, especially the moment when we meet Lois, the evil woman of the house who whips around from the sink to reveal that her facial deformity make-up consists of rice crispies and foundation.

I have quite possibly never been so insulted by a film in all my days. What a racist, exploitative piece of trash. I know shit like this goes on in the world but why make it worse by goofing it up for film and charging punters £3.50 to see it.

OVERALL SUMMARY
Curious horror fans are currently awaiting a US release. Thereís a reason this isnít out there yet and itís most likely the fact that the wonderful cast have taken out an injunction against the filmmakers for intent to ruin their careers. Absolutely abysmal and shocking, I am seriously offended.




Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



Watch and Stream Horror Movies Online
using the Vidmate App

LATEST REVIEWS

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

Disaster L.A. Movie Review

Disaster L.A.

Horrors of the Black Museum Movie Review

Horrors of the Black Museum

Visions Movie Review

Visions

Dont Breathe Movie Review

Dont Breathe

Holidays Movie Review

Holidays

Demonic Movie Review

Demonic

Blair Witch Movie Review

Blair Witch

Darling Movie Review

Darling

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead Movie Review

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead

Theyre Watching Movie Review

Theyre Watching

The Open Door Movie Review

The Open Door

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN a TRAIN TO BUSAN T-Shirt and Horror Blu-ray Bundle Win LET'S BE EVIL Poster and T-shirt
Horror Prize Pack Giveaway Win NOW YOU SEE ME 2 on DVD
WIN iZOMBIE on DVD - OUT NOW on DVD WIN The Neon Demon on DVD
WIN a copy of Paranoid Thriller THE NEIGHBOUR on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Jason Blum
Jason Blum







Vampires.com Werewolves.com