¡Qué horror! 2014
Old friends Craig (Pat Healy) and Vince (Ethan Embry) haven’t seen each other for five years, and a chance meeting with Colin (David Koechner) and his wife, birthday girl Violet (Healy’s The Innkeepers co-star Sara Paxton) opens them up to the opportunity (and a night) of a lifetime…
This feature debut of E.L Katz, co-written by Deadgirl scribe Trent Haaga with David Chirchirillo, is currently in the running for the most disturbing entry amongst this year’s ¡Qué horror! crop thus far, and that’s saying something.
It’s got some streaks of black humor running through it, but ultimately, it’s a potent portrait of just how petty and cruel individuals can be in the light of monetary reward; it’s about the horror of how far desperate people will debase themselves for some cold hard cash.
Parting Shot: A review of past ¡Qué horror! title, Deadgirl, can be found lurking in the Archive.
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