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That's what you get for straying off the path....
on 15 May 2016
The happiness and the sanity of a W.W.II vet is destroyed when he returns home and finds his girl in the arms of another at the town's annual dance.
Outraged, he kills them with a pitchfork, and the town does not hold the dance again for 35 years.
When the vet hears about the dance being resurrected, it stirs up those bitter painful memories once again, so he comes back to do a little more killing...
This is one of those film that have been mimicked so many times, if you haven't seen the original before the slew of re-imaginings/side-quels/homages, you may lose the overall effectiveness of the original.
Much like I did.
For me, it's pretty perfunctory stuff, with the added bonus of some wonderful make up by Tom Savini. But other than that, it's just a case of teen girls running down a corridor and reaching a locked door, while being prowled by the bad guy in Hellboy.
The cast are fine, they do their job as you'd expect, it can be slightly tense in some places.
It's my bad really for not seeing it any sooner, as I'd probably regard it a lot higher than I actually do.
But I will give it something to its credit, it hasn't been remade as of yet.
If you are just starting out with horror films, and you want a good old fashioned stalk n' slash horror, you'd be good to catch this as soon as possible.
You'll appreciate it a lot more than I did.