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The Violence Movie


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In 10 Words or Less
Home movies treated like cult classics

Reviewer’s Bias*
Loves: Cult films
Likes: truly amateur filmmaking, ingenuity
Dislikes: slasher films
Hates: bad acting

The Movie
If you were a suburban kid in the 80s, you probably knew someone who made a slasher film with their home camcorder. It was practically a rite of passage to grab some friends, head out into the woods and shoot your version of a Jason Voorhees film, before editing your masterpiece on a top-loading VCR. But if you are anything like the writer whose words you’re reading, you probably don’t still have a copy of what was likely a pretty embarrassing enterprise in hindsight. But if you’re like Eric and David Wilkinson, you …Read the entire review


By Max Schindler