The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,606 horror articles & features | 6,949 horror movies | 1,530 horror reviews | 1,244 giveaways hosted | 220 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

The Dark Moon Motion Comics Finally Arrive on YouTube FRIGHTFEST 2016: Screams and Chills Galore FRIGHTFEST 2016: You've Come a Long, Creepy Way in the Dark, Baby! 'Injustice For All' Fan Project Pleases Those Left Underwhelmed by 'Suicide Squad'
The Five Best Horror Movies of 2016 So Far Corruptive Challenges: Selling Your Morals for Money Twisted Games: Classic Games Featured in Horror Russian Film Noir Finds Transylvanian Female Composer

Win GREEN ROOM on DVD
Win GREEN ROOM on DVD
WIN Sleepy Hollow: Season 3 on DVD
WIN Sleepy Hollow: Season 3 on DVD
Ash vs Evil Dead DVD Giveaway
Ash vs Evil Dead DVD Giveaway
Captain America: Civil War DVD Giveaway
Captain America: Civil War DVD Giveaway
WIN Sharknado: The 4th Awakens on DVD
WIN Sharknado: The 4th Awakens on DVD
WIN Unspoken on DVD
WIN Unspoken on DVD


Category: Horror News

THE PUMPKIN KARVER SOON ON DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 26 July, 2006 at 13:55 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: -
Related News | News | Comments
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

The Pumpkin Karver

Dread Central reports:

If you really think about it, movie slashers have a lot in common with professional wrestlers. Every decent movie slasher needs a gimmick of some sort to make him stand out. Sure, the slasher could just be an ordinary person in a generic hood of some sort, but for that to work the slasher has to have first-class workrate and there have been very few successful Chris Benoit-style movie slashers. Most need some sort of hook, and I don't just mean the kind the I Know What You Did Last Summer fisherman used to hack people up. The movie slasher needs a gimmicked persona that makes him not just a menacing killing machine but also a larger than life figure. For example, a slasher that wears a pumpkin mask and kills people on Halloween is a gimmick, albeit a tired one. But what if the modus operandi of the pumpkin-masked killer that strikes on Halloween is to not only slash his victims to death but also to carve their face up like a Jack-O-Lantern? Now you've got something.

Enter The Pumpkin Karver.

"... is a feature film based on a story in which a young man is stabbed to death on the evening of October 31, 2003. One year later at a Halloween party, seven people were brutally butchered in a remote location. The victims faces were carved and mutilated beyond recognition. The crime is still unsolved and is currently under investigation."

Sounds like they're trying to make it sound as if it’s based on a true story. Heck, maybe it is. All I can tell is what I've seen in the trailer available on the Pumpkin Karver MySpace page and what I see kind of looks like your typically slasher movie set on Halloween with a masked killer targeting some young people in Halloween costumes experiencing various degrees of horniness. And it stars former WWE Diva Amy Weber; so you see the whole pro wrestling analogy has come full circle.

First Look Pictures will be releasing The Pumpkin Karver to DVD on September 12th.

Click on the image for full view...

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 26 July, 2006 at 13:55 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
Dread Central



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

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

The Gallows Movie Review

The Gallows

Most Likely to Die Movie Review

Most Likely to Die

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2

[REC] 4: Apocalypse Movie Review

[REC] 4: Apocalypse

The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) Movie Review

The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)

The Final Girls Movie Review

The Final Girls

Moth Movie Review

Moth

Torment Movie Review

Torment

The Sacrament Movie Review

The Sacrament

Mr. Jones Movie Review

Mr. Jones

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

Win GREEN ROOM on DVD WIN Sleepy Hollow: Season 3 on DVD
Ash vs Evil Dead DVD Giveaway Captain America: Civil War DVD Giveaway
WIN Sharknado: The 4th Awakens on DVD WIN Unspoken on DVD
WIN a Soundtrack Digital Download with LIGHTS OUT WIN a Limited Merchandise Bundle with Stephen King's CELL in Cinemas
WIN The Wave on Blu-ray WIN Tank 432 on DVD
WIN Gotham Season 2 on Blu-ray™ WIN Horror Anthology SOUTHBOUND on Blu-ray
WIN a CRIMINAL Blu-ray Movie Bundle WIN The Bloodstained Butterfly on Dual Format Blu-ray and DVD
WIN Reckless on DVD
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Charlie Clouser
Charlie Clouser







Vampires.com Werewolves.com