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MV5BMjM2OTExMjExMV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwODI3NjY5MDE@._V1_SY317_CR5,0,214,317_AL_This week I had the privilege/ possibly curse of watching The Treatment, a movie that was either just as fucked up as A Serbian Film, or even worse. You leave in the comments what you think.  Either way, this film left me speechless, shaking my head, and in disbelief I was able to get through the whole film without stopping and just walking away.  First off, I would like to go ahead and say that I thought this film was a masterpiece and so incredibly executed in such a raw and sick way.  The plot of this film centers around pedophilia. Pretty much I don’t want to go into detail, so I’ll just leave it up to you to determine if you want to proceed with this film or not.  This film is brutal and sick and completely lacks empathy, which is the perfect formula for any film that lies along the lines of “Serbian Film extremity”.  This Belgian film had me squirming in my seat and I’m sure my facial expressions were just as entertaining and uncomfortable as the film itself.  Some of the images are hard to sit through, as it is just a little too real at times.  It manages to tug at all the heart strings and the more it unravels, the more fucked up it gets.  I found myself saying “OMG” over and over again as the story progressed.  The film centers around Nick, who experienced the kidnapping of his brother at a young age by someone who was thought to be a pedophile, but traces of him never showed up, a suspect was never apprehended, and the case was never officially closed.  Nick grows up to become an investigator and is continually haunted by disturbing images of his brother and the unidentified kidnapper.  Shit gets real once brutal cases of child kidnapping hit his hometown and he is the lead investigator on the cases.  To give you an idea of what type of shit you’re dealing with, the perpetrator invades houses of the families, ties up the parents, and then abuses the child within the vicinity.  If stomaching this review is hard enough for you, this is only about 30% of the content in the film and pretty much all I’m willing to give away.  As fucked up and absolutely nightmarish as this film is, it will leave a deep impact on you and put the same question in your head. Is this worse then A Serbian Film, or on the same level? The acting was great and the filmography was top of the line as well.  The story was just too good and the twists and turns will take you to the limits of extremity.  Those of you that think you can handle this, proceed with caution, but don’t say I didn’t warn you……… Comments comments comments, let’s chat!

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At this moment in time, I’m not sure what’s making me more excited; the fact that I know that I am going to re-watch The Canal once I’m done writing this review or imparting my wisdom of this newly found gem of a horror for you to discover.  The Canal has definitely got to be one of the best horrors I’ve seen this year, and totally unexpected as well.  David is a man who, unbeknownst to him, is descending into madness as he discovers his wife is having an affair.  His wife disappears and he immediately begins suspecting his own house of possessing powers strong enough to take her away from him and his son.  When he is found not to be a suspect during the police investigation, things take a turn for the scary, weird, and disturbing.  Can I just say, this is the first time I have found myself feeling scared while watching a film in years?  This film will genuinely scare the shit out of you.  On top of that, its so cleverly put together and such a mind fuck that I just loved it and can’t recommend it enough.  There wasn’t much gore and there was nothing perversely disturbing about the film, but I just loved how unique and actually scary it was.  I had to give this one 4.5/ 5 stars.  I would give this one 5/5 stars, but there was just nothing too fucked up or over the top about it. Any film that I’ve given 5 stars to is usually some necrophilia gore splattering blood fuckfest, to put it lightly; but this film was so tame with how controversial it was that I would actually say there was nothing controversial about it. 5-star films always have that controversial factor to it, but this one just lacked it.  However, I would say the ending was a total disturbing mindfuck.  I think regardless of your taste in horror, everyone needs to check out this film. From the second you tune in, the movie just keeps getting better and better, which I find doesn’t happen in films much these days. Sometimes the plot loses you, sometimes you wish you could skip through a part; but in this movie, I wanted to watch every single second of it, even when I had my hands over my eyes because I was so scared.  I’m telling you, this movie is just amazing.  I hope you guys find this movie as awesome and highly rated as I did, please let me know your opinions in the comments!

Nekromantik

Posted: March 20, 2013 in 5 Star Films
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Nekromantik

First off, I would love to say how smitten I was by Nekromantik and that I have truly never watched a movie solely based around necrophilia.  If the first line of this movie review scared you off, it might be best to just stop while you’re ahead and not bother with reading.  However, if you are intrigued by my introduction to this 25 year old gem, then feel free to proceed.  Betty and Robert are about as far from normal as they come and have some serious issues with finding dead bodies to be arousing. Are you still interested in continuing with my review of the movie? Yeah……. thats what I thought….. Anyways, long story short, this movie is just so beautifully nasty that I finished the flick with a big smile on my face.  Grotesque idea after grotesque idea being broadcasted for the world to see, and one crazy director, Jorg Buttgereit, holding nothing back from the audience.  I’ve seen my fair share of on-screen dead bodies, blood, and guts.  However, what I haven’t gotten to experience is corny background music to the point where it makes the movie almost humorous.  The music in the background when Betty and Robert are having sex with the corpse is so cheery and quasi-romantic, that I couldn’t help but laugh and wonder if this was some type of horror comedy.  The film itself is so bizarre and perverted that you really have to question if the director is just trying to bust your balls for a good couple of laughs.  Although I would have to say that this movie wasn’t necessarily brilliantly constructed with plot twists, it was out of this world gnarly and I loved all the nastiness that was displayed right before my very eyes.  This blog is called ‘Gorror’ for a reason folks, I love gore and I love horror.  This film was a fantastic combination of gore and pure unadulterated sexual perversion.  The whole film blew my mind with the utter realness of each of the scenes.  Betty and Robert held nothing back during their scenes involving blood, guts, and corpses, and I was really able to appreciate the fact that Buttgereit simply gave no fucks when directing this film.  For sure one of the greatest nasties in the horror movie world.  This film was definitely 5 out of 5 stars for me.  Seeing as this film was directed in 1987, they didn’t have the vomit-worthy effects that they have today and I felt like this film was totally watchable.  I would have to recommend this film to anyone that is a gore enthusiast because this film hits the spot, and some of the nastiness is even humorous.  For me, this was a fun ride and has easily become of my favorite gore flicks. Viva Nekromantik!

Evil Dead 2013

Posted: November 3, 2012 in 5 Star Films, Zombie
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Words cannot even express how I feel towards this trailer.  My heart skips a beat each time I even think of a modernized version of the original Evil Dead and how they could possibly update the gore.  This trailer is not only on repeat on my laptop, but on repeat in my head.  If my senses are correct, this will be my new favorite American horror film since VHS came out. Furious is an understatement of how I feel about the fact that I have to wait until next spring to watch this bad boy. Now who’s with me???