In addition to the usual reviews and comments you would find on a horror movie blog, this is also a document of the wonderfully vast horror movie section of the video store I worked at in my youth.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

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Hey all. I hope my friends to the south are all enjoying their long weekends. And if you were not one of those people who splurged and watched all the available Twin Peaks episodes last Sunday, enjoy parts three and four! For now, here's what I've got for you.

This Guy Gets It.

I discovered through Lunchmeat that there is this wonderful individual named Jason Champion in Houston, Texas that has converted his basement into a video store. 


In his words he says;

“So, the whole idea behind Champion Video is to give people that same experience, the thrill of discovering a movie they didn’t know existed or forgot that they loved, and just to have fun with it man. Browsing through titles in person and renting videos was THE thing to do on Friday and Saturday nights, and it’s an experience people don’t think about often anymore. But I find as soon as I bring up the subject, you can see people’s minds going into nostalgia overload, and I really dig that.”


I absolutely love that he uses actual membership cards and keeps track of his rentals with a Commodore 64 spreadsheet program. Though not officially open to the public yet, he has plans to do so in the future. My heart swells a thousand sizes for this place. To read the full Lunchmeat interview, click here.

That Darn Cat.

I just found this video of Alien re-cut as a comedy from Mashable Watercooler.



The editing here is spot-on and to be honest, I think I would've rather watched this than Covenant. But that's another story.

The Female of the Species.

And speaking of Ripley, I went to a book launch on Friday for Rue Morgue's newest library release Women With Guts.


Featuring over thirty essays and articles about women of and in horror media, this will keep your fingertips stained red for hours. I just dipped into it yesterday, but I'm very much looking forward to reading the pieces on Ginger Snaps, The Descent, Argento muses Daria Nicolodi & Asia Argento and Scream Queen royalty Jamie Lee Curtis & Linnea Quigley.

To order yours for a mere ten bones, click here.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trailer Tuesdays: Fire Walk With Me

This week's trailer needs no introduction.



Let's rock.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Return To The Wonderful & Strange

I absorbed four episodes of the new Twin Peaks on Showtime last night, along with mass amounts of donuts and cherry pie. And it was glorious.


After some decidedly fleeting reboots of beloved shows of the past, I was cautiously optimistic about this new chapter. I now realize I had forgotten that even Lynch on his worst day is still more fulfilling and resonant than ninety-five per cent of everything else out in the world.

I feel this new Twin Peaks season is an extension of where he is now as an artist. If the mid-range budgets of Hollywood had not dried up several years ago, Lynch would probably be making movies very much like what I just witnessed. Now completely untethered from compromise, this is everything in his creative arsenal. Last night, I saw visual effects he hadn't used since his university short film days, as well as the continued exploration of the elongated pace of this last two film projects, Mulholland Drive and Inland Empire.

Lynch, Mark Frost and Kyle McLachlan were correct to warn people that this new incarnation of the show would not be an exercise in nostalgia. Though many characters have returned – and boy is it great to see them again – there are new stories to be told as well as the most important query – what happened to Special Agent Dale Cooper?


This new Twin Peaks is also way more like Fire Walk With Me than the original show. The regular Lynchian quirkiness still permeates, but the darkness is front and center, at least for the majority of the first four episodes I saw. Also, in true Lynchian fashion, he doesn't feel the need to give you all the information up front. I've been digesting it since and my brain is doing somersaults and I'm loving every second of it. It happens every time Lynch gives me a new gift and I don't know that there's another filmmaker who I can say that about. Maybe Tarantino, but that's more of a oh-I-need-to-watch-every-movie-and-show-he's-referenced-here kind of thing.


I'm thrilled with what I've seen so far. You really have no idea where the story is going to go at any moment, and man that is so rare in this day and age. I'm going to cherish this revival. I really am.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

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Hey everyone. It's here! It's here! It's finally here! Twin Peaks day has finally arrived! It is Happening Tonight.




I've re-watched the show & film, read the accompanying written material and absorbed all the interstitials, so all that's left to do now is watch these newest chapters. Let's Rock!

The Turn of the Century.

Cary Fukunara (of True Detective fame) is bringing Caleb Carr's novel The Alienist to the small screen and here's the trailer.



I loved the novel and it sure looks like TNT has upped their game here. One of the books greatest strengths was how well described late-1890's era New York was and I get that same impression from this trailer. I don't know if it will be as gruesome as it was in the book, but considering what NBC got away with during Hannibal's time on the air, who knows?

His Name Was David.

Montreal-based artist David Arsenau has created the ultimate Friday the 13th exhibit.


Looking at these pictures, it totally reminds me of the stuff I used to draw when I was a horror obsessed kid. Digging around trying to find that above video without the annoying ad embedded into it, I also found Arsenau's video game walkthrough project. This guy is insane!


Friday, May 19, 2017

Back To The Nineties.

It occurred to me that I hadn't done a VHS intro in a while. Digging through my newer acquisitions, I discovered this identifier for A-Pix Entertainment.



The life of A-Pix was isolated almost entirely to the nineties. Much like PM Entertainment, A-Pix distributed mainly b-grade action films and soft core thrillers, though they did produce a few horrors like 1995's The Fear and Bill Lustig's Uncle Sam (which is where I pulled the above intro).

This particular VHS bestowed many gifts with five(!) trailers and this wonderful ad for the now-defunct The Horror Shop.



As far as I can tell, this company was tied to A-Pix and sold their merch in much the way Full Moon Pictures did. I found an earlier vid of theirs that included a toll free number before they'd made the jump to the World Wide Web!

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trailer Tuesdays: Terror on Tour

I'll be re-watching Night Train To Terror at a party this weekend and it got me thinking about horror films where live music is prominently featured. I didn't have to look long before this one came up.



Directed by Don Edmonds (of Ilsa fame), Terror on Tour promises to crank the eighties cheese to eleven. Anyway, I'm hoping to post something later this week that's been a looooong time coming. Until then, be safe!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

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Hey all. I hope you are enjoying your Mother's Day weekend and metered out the correct amount of admiration for the one who brought you into this world. Here's what I've got for you today.

Oh God Mother!

In celebration of Mother's Day, artist Matthew Therrien recently released the newest of his Final Girls & Cinema Survivors Series, featuring Norma & Norman Bates from Psycho.


To check out the rest of this fantastic series, click here.

Wondrous & Strange.

We are now one week away from the new revival season of Twin Peaks and Showtime has been devilishly teasing us with peeks behind the curtain over the last month. Yesterday, began a series about the Twin Peaks phenomenon for which the first part is below.



I am so stoked for this. I've been cramming a re-watch of both the show and Fire Walk With Me, all that is left now is to get this new chapter into my eyeballs.

R.I.P. Michael Parks 1940-2017.

Sadly, Twin Peaks lost one of its alumni this week with the passing of brilliant character actor Michael Parks. He was 77. Parks had a career that spanned six decades, but many became of aware of him (incuding me) through his work with Quentin Tarantino


Since then, he had a trio of spirited performances over the last few years in Red State, the We Are What We Are remake and Kevin Smith's Tusk. Rest in peace, Mr. Parks.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Shock Stock 2017

Last weekend saw my yearly pilgrimage to London, Ontario for Shock Stock #7.


Three days of rain caused some minor flooding at my place, so I didn't get to the festivities as early as I would have liked, but I made it. There was no way a little water was going to keep from this year's scumbag soiree. I have to apologize for the lack of pictures, I think I just got caught up in everything this year to properly document it.

After the ball hockey tournament debacle last year, Grimbrothers James & Jake decided to pull up stakes and move to another venue. After six years at the Centennial Hall, Shock Stock invaded the Ramada Inn. A pair of conference rooms were used for the vendor village and two for screenings and Q&A's. By the end of the weekend, everybody was in agreement this place was superior and a much needed change of scenery.



We pretty much took over the entire place and I couldn't believe how accommodating the establishment was, considering how rowdy things got at times. The tiny in-house bar was overwhelmed the first night, but they did their best to accommodate Saturday's festivities when Miss Shock Stock took place in the hotel's restaurant. There was something beautifully makeshift about it that felt just right. Blood and boobies in a place where a few hours later there would be a breakfast buffet sounds like wonderful magic to me.

The layout was nice and compact and it was really convenient that it took place in the same building as most of the attendees were staying. I hear there are some shows in the States (like Cinema Wasteland) that operate like this and it's a great idea. I was down the street at the HoJo to save a few bucks, but I'll definitely be splurging and getting a room in-house next year.

I picked up a shit-ton of merch. I didn't have my wingman Schwartz with me this year, so I think I overdid it in his absence. He's the one who usually goes overboard, so I couldn't be the voice of reason this year. There also just seemed to be a lot of stuff that called to me this year.




Also, for some reason I bought a pile of buttons even though I never wear them.


Apart from the vendor village, I watched some shorts, the cream of the crop being The Butcher Shop's newest Human Cattle, Kyle Hytonen & Derek Lukosius' Infirmity and Chris Giroux's Scraps.



The one horror Q&A I did attend was actress Caroline Williams of Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 among others. She was very lovely and had some great stories about working in the business. Here are some bloody bits;

On her first impressions of Tobe Hooper;
“He was short, and bossy and said 'fuck' all the time. He had a big cigar and Dr. Pepper going all the time. He wasn't into the esoteric of acting, he didn't want to hear my motivations. He was like, 'this is the shot, this is how we're doing it, this is what I want you to do' and that was it.”

On working with Dennis Hopper;
“The value of working with Dennis is that's how I learned the technique of film acting because the way you look on camera, the way you're lit, the size of the frame, those things are essential to an actor. That way you can make more of a creative contribution. I didn't any of those things until I met Dennis. When we were blocking our scenes together on the stairs, Dennis was saying 'I don't want to sit on this side, I want to sit on that side because the woman should look pretty in a movie even if she's bad (character-wise) so Caroline you come sit over here' because that was my good side. He had already gauged what that was. He knew everything and it was instinctive with him.”

Actress Caroline Williams

On seeing TCM2;
“I went with friends of mine and we sat in the back of the theater and there was a girl sitting in front of me going, 'she doesn't cry pretty'. So I had to listen to this bitch talk about me the whole time. But I had a great time. It was very well received by the fans for the first couple of weekends and then after that it kind of dropped off the map. But, you know, it gave me a place to go, as I've told Tobe before, without him and without this film, the rest of my life wouldn't have happened in quite the same way.”

On fan love for Stretch and TCM2;
“I think it's that crazy quilt of characters that Stretch encounters. It's like Dorothy in Oz. You know, you've got The Tin Man and The Scarecrow, but they happen to be Chop Top and Leatherface, and The Cook and all these crazy motherfuckers underground. Watching her go through her journey and ultimately save the day. I mean, I got to follow Marilyn Burns as a Final Girl under the direction of Tobe Hooper. That's kind of a big deal too, you know? Because I couldn't lift Marilyn's performance, that would've been impossible. This one was very balls out and comedy and just had so many crazy moments. I think the movie endures partly because it hasn't been remade and it doesn't dilute the impact of seeing it for the first time.”

On indie film financing;
“I think that's the future of indie horror. You do have to find, and I hate to say it, real estate investors. They will capitalize their investment thoroughly, they are willing to put the money into it that needs to put into it to make sure the project comes to complete fruition and they know they will not get an immediate return on their investment. It could take a year or two before they get their money back. These are the kind of guys that are willing to take some chances. And as an alternative revenue stream, if you're a young filmmaker, or writer or producer, start thinking about real estate investors. Wilson DaSilva is one of the biggest redevelopers in Toronto, he bought Anchor Bay Canada and renamed it United Front Entertainment.”

It was a terrific weekend that just felt like one big hangout. It was nice to get away from mopping up water from my kitchen floor and get greasy for a couple of days. As always, the Vagrancy Brothers know how to do it up. Here's to next year!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Trailer Tuesdays: Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

For reasons that will become evident tomorrow, I'm posting the trailer for Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.



This is such a whacked out film. I feel like this was the only direction this franchise could have gone to survive in the shadow of its predecessor. Hooper ramped up the black comedy (that was evident in the first film but not recognized until much later) and somehow made the villains (and heroes alike) even more maniacal. This is just another reason why the eighties was a beautiful time to be a horror movie fan.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Sink or Swim.

It feels like it has been raining for a week here, but that's not gonna stop me from driving down the 401 to London for this year's edition of Shock Stock.


While it's a bummer Kane Hodder had to cancel due to a conflict, they'll be plenty of other things to keep me busy there, not the least of which is crowning a new Miss Shock Stock. If that event if even half as crazy as it was last time, it will be worth the trip. Anyway, check back next week to see what went down. Have a great weekend, kiddies!

Thursday, May 4, 2017

New England Gothic

Premiering exclusively on Shudder today is A.D. Calvo's atmospheric indie Sweet Sweet Lonely Girl.


While caring for her reclusive Aunt, Adele (Erin Wilhemi) strikes up a friendship with a townie named Beth (Quinn Shephard) and quickly falls under her influence.

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl was a link that dropped in my inbox last month, so I had no idea what to expect, but I dug it quite a bit. It was the first time in a while that I'd seen that ever-popular retro-style done in a way that did not feel gimmicky. Calvo took great care to set the world in 1980 New England, but didn't feel the need to wave it in my face every scene.


Though I've heard it compared to Mario Bava's gothic oeuvre, I would offer that Lonely Girl shares more DNA with John Hancock's Let's Scare Jessica To Death. Not only were they both shot in Connecticut, but there were a few plot points – like the gravestone rubbing scene – that just have to be direct homages. With its setting and deliberate pace, it also reminded me of Oz Perkins' newest I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House. Thankfully, due to its multiple characters there was more for me to latch onto here. Not lost on me either was the similarity between the posters for Lonely Girl and 1976's The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane.

Both leads were terrific in this. Wilhemi's virginal, straight edge was contrasted beautifully by Quinn Shephard sensual, dangerous energy. These two actresses have been in the business for a while, but this the perfect project to have them be front-and-center. Like I said before, I really felt the vintage style of the piece melted away as the film went on, making it really more about the relationship between Adele and Beth.

Erin Wilhemi (right) & Quinn Shephard in Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl.

Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl was a simple modern gothic tale that, within its less than eighty-minute run time, gets in and gets out. Its conclusion may leave you scratching your head for a moment, but I thought this was a solid indie. Needless to say, I am looking forward to seeing what comes next for Calvo, Wilhemi & Shephard in the future.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

It's Hard Out Here For A Finch.

I played through the video game What Remains of Edith Finch last weekend and though it's not a horror game per say, I still feel compelled to post about it.


This game was really wild. Having now played a few like Edith Finch (Gone Home, Virginia) I discovered that this subgenre actually has a name in“walking sims”. It's not a very exciting name, but these experiences are at the forefront of showcasing games as art. I was very fond of Giant Sparrow's previous game The Unfinished Swan and knew that I was in for a sizable dose of whimsy, but they really upped their game here.

While it is true that this game was about death and tragedy, it also had this really touching theme of family and the connection to our ancestors. The storytelling was top notch and I was taken aback by the range of gameplay from level to level, even within the restraints of the first person mechanic.


My favourite would obviously lean toward the Barbara level that takes place inside the panels of a Tales From the Crypt style comic book, but the batshit Molly sequence with its Im-a-cat-Im-an-owl-I'm-a-shark-I'm-a-worm-monster-thing was a fitting starting point for what was to come. Perhaps the story that hit home the most for me was Lewis', as I've often drifted off into other worlds during the monotonous hours between nine and five.

As with Swan, the score here was terrific and really accentuated the universe inhabited by the Finches. I didn't necessarily feel like it was a short experience for the twenty-seven dollars, but I would have liked more replay value. While Swan had balloons to collect, the remaining trophies in Edith Finch can be gobbled up within a half-hour.


I really enjoyed What Remains of Edith Finch. Despite its morbid amount of death and sadness, there was also a message of hope that no matter how bad things get, it only takes one good event to turn it all around. I like that.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Galaxy Blus

Hey. Just dropping in with a wee plug, as the Little Terrors anthology Galaxy of Horrors hits Blu-ray and DVD today. The Blu-ray is limited to 200 copies and has behind-the-scenes stuff, as well as an additional hour of shorts, including my 2014 short film The Monitor.



You can order it here, or if you're interested but no longer care for physical media, you can get it here.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Hello all. Your weekend is going well I hope and if it's not, maybe these little horror morsels will lift your spirits.

But What A View.

The new trailer for Gabriel Carrer's newest, Death on Scenic Drive dropped this week.



I enjoyed his previous film The Demolisher for its look, tone and use of music and it looks like a lot of the same team has been utilized on screen for this one. I'll no doubt be seeing somewhere (whether it be Fantasia, TAD or BITS) this year, so it's nice to have that to look forward to.

A Mother's Love.

Ahead of the May 26th release of their Friday The 13th video game, Gun Media posted these two Pamela Voorhees tapes.



Apparently these “Pamela Tapes” will be unlockables that you can find throughout the levels. I think it's a nice little extra, and actress Jen Burton has done a pretty great job of recreating the original performance by Betsy Palmer.

How Swede It Is.

I found a trailer for a new Scandinavian horror called Robin.



A Danish/Swedish co-production looks like it's definitely got the visuals down. Robin premiered the Brussels International Film Festival earlier this month, so hopefully it comes my way at some point. The last similarly-themed Swedish horror I saw was Filip Tegstedt's Marianne, and that stuck with me for a good long while.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

2Dark

I'm finally getting around to posting about my thoughts on Frédérick Raynal's indie game 2Dark.


I must admit there was much dawdling on this review because I wasn't that struck on this game. I felt that the concept was sound, but the format chosen by Rynal and his team at Gloomywood didn't fully realize the horrific nature of the piece. I remember being wowed by the early concept art, and the final product was far removed from that. The abduction, torture and murder of children didn't really resonate within a 16 bit style construct.

The puzzle solving in 2Dark was satisfying enough, once I got through the trial and error phase. Having died within the first five seconds of the first level, I realized quickly that it was that kind of game. Initially, I wished there was voice, instead of text. That is, until I heard the cheesy voice-over during the load screens. I also didn't like that the repetitive child noises became really grating to the point where I was like, why am I saving these little shits again? A complete one-eighty from my experience with Clementine in Telltale's Walking Dead series. That's not ideal.


Depsite my dissatisfaction with this game, I am willing to make two concessions, the first being that I have no sense of nostalgia for this era of video gaming. Having gone from Atari 2000 to PC to Playstation, I have no affiliation with Nintendo's oeuvre of top down adventures – Zelda and the like. Secondly, I think I've just been spoiled of late. After a long list of fantastic indies over the last twelve months (Gone Home, Life is Strange, Inside, Virginia, Firewatch and This War Of Mine) 2Dark just paled in comparison, especially considering it was significantly more expensive than all of those aforementioned titles.

As a game, 2Dark was fine, but I just wish Rynal and company had been able to better translate their truly disturbing world. I don't necessarily need impeccable graphics, but I do need something to connect with. When I accidentally gassed my kids (one of the multiple possible endings) I was like, oh well sucks to be you I guess


Again, not ideal.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Food In Film

I checked out a great little event at the Revue Cinema earlier this week. As part of their Food In Film series curated by cinephile/pastry chef Cora James, there was a screening of Larry Cohen's classic 1985 flick The Stuff.


The food paired up with the movie was some tasty gelato served up by Queen West eatery Death In Venice. I'd never actually had gelato before, and this special blend of grapefruit, tonka bean & mint was pretty tasty. Like I couldn't stop eating it. Maybe they were right to put up this disclaimer.


Although I didn't go much on James' assertion that The Stuff is a bad movie that gained a cult following and due to their inherent greed Michael Moriarty & Garrett Morris' characters were in fact also villains, she did share some interesting pieces of trivia during her intro. Did you know that Patrick Dempsey and Mira Sorvino both have uncredited appearances?

Cora James intros The Stuff.

I, of course, think this movie is terrific and lament the fact that people don't (and likely can't) make them like this anymore. The Stuff is a somehow comedy, horror and satire all at once. Aside from the comment of blind consumerism, it was also hard for me to see Paul Sorvino get on the airwaves toward the end of the film and not think of Alex Jones.

It was an awesome screening that I left with my belly full and my spirits high. Long Live Larry!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trailer Tuesdays: The Fog

Just because it takes place in April - and maybe cuz I still have that Matthew Therrien piece on the brain - here's the trailer for John Carpenter's 1980 horror The Fog.



What a cast! Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Atkins, Hal Holbrook & Janet Leigh! Funny how three of those actors ended up in Creepshow two years later. 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

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Hey all. I hope your weekend is going fine. Here's some great bits of news to wash down your brunch.

Stephen King Spotified.

The artist known as Butcher Billy unleashed these awesome pieces on the world last week. In his own words, he explains, “this series imagines an alternate universe in which some of the most hopeless, desperate and tragic heartbreak songs of the 70's and 80's were actually novels written by Stephen King.”







For the rest of the series, click here.

Friday the 26th.

Gun Media posted an update video for their hotly anticipated video game Friday the 13th, in which our boy Voorhees slashes his way across the screen to tell us he will arrive March 26th.



Very much looking forward to grabbing a bunch of friends around the fire and playing this.

A Look Back/Forward.

Showtime released a two-minute recap of Twin Peaks recently. I can't imagine anyone would be watching this who hasn't seen the show, but just in case spoilers be thine.



I'm so stoked that the lore of the Black Lodge will be continued here. Twin Peaks returns May 21st.

Friday, April 21, 2017

It's Not A Toomuh


Technically I will be cheating, as I do not actually own Brent McCormick's 1986 gore flick The Abomination on VHS. Actually getting my hands on this item are pretty remote, so this time around, YouTube will have to suffice.


A tumor coughed up by his mother, infects Cody (Scott Davis) and wills him to fetch it victims in order for it to grow and reproduce.

Yes, this movie is pretty fucking rough. Shot on Super 8 in Texas, there is barely a movie here. In between the terrible dubbing, padded out scenes of car rides and stock footage of horses – at least Blood Shack went to a rodeo! - it's pretty shocking how little happens here. I mean, they actually replay the opening sequence in its entirely towards the end of the movie, for fuck's sake.


The Abomination was somewhat salvaged – and likely the only reason anyone knows about this movie at all – by its gore effects, but they're still nowhere near the caliber of the similarly creatured The Deadly Spawn which runs rings around this in every way possible. It's funny though. I would have bet money that Frank Henenlotter's Brain Damage served as a major influence for McCormick, if not for the fact that movie wouldn't exist for another two years.


I did find the idea of the tumour becoming a tentacled beast that controls its hosts to feed it intriguing, but it's still only half a movie. Using an weird voice-over at the outset to explain away all the stuff that made no sense was not particularly satisfying either. At the end of the day, it's probably just as well I didn't find this VHS out in the wild, as I would have dropped an ungodly amount of money for a serious case of buyer's remorse.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Canadian Corpses.

Today is National Canadian Film Day, so if you feel so inclined, bust out a flick from the Great White North. Yesterday, in celebration of the affair, the boys of the Laser Blast Film Society put on a double bill of their own with Nick DiLiberto's animation wonder Nova Seed and Lawrence Zazelenchuk's 1974 zombie yarn Corpse Eaters.


It was my fourth time seeing Nova Seed, so needless to say how much I adore that, but Corpse Eaters was completely new to me. Made in Sudbury from funds saved up by working at the local nickel mine, Zazelenchuk produced what was to be Canada's first gore film.

It is rough as hell with a story that lacks well, pretty much anything, but it does have its charms - my favourite part being the onscreen warning system the movie employed. When things were about to get bloody, an old man retching into a handkerchief appeared. Only, after his first appearance it was like he left to take a walk or something because he only reappeared once more toward the end of the film. 


The middle chunk plays like a rehash of Bob Clark's Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, except with more awkward sex scenes, inter-cut with wildlife and Molson Export product placement. The movie does deliver on the gore, but the movie - even at under an hour long - feels loooong.

The behind-the-scenes story connected to this movie is rather sad. Zazelenchuk had made the movie to fulfill a life-long dream to play a film at the local Drive-In that he also owned. After a local run, he sold the movie to a New York distributor which promptly shelved it. So distraught was he that Zazelenchuk moved to Florida and proceeding to drink himself to death. Isn't the film business grand?


Corpse Eaters is a curiosity that is worth watching for its historical significance at least. Happy Canadian Film Day everyone!