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House of 1000 Corpses

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House of 1000 Corpses

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
88 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/11/03
performer:
Karen Black, Jeanne Carmen, Sid Haig, Chris Hardwick, Michael J. Pollard
director:
Rob Zombie
distributor:
Lions Gate Films
author:
Rob Zombie
genre:
Mystery and Thriller, Horror

We gave it an F

Rob Zombie — bless his pointed little head — may be the last man alive who’s retro enough to think serial-killer chic is the height of cool in 2003. The soundtrack for his evidently inept directorial debut includes a bounty of poor-man’s Chainsaw Massacre dialogue snippets, wherein a family of hicks tortures a screaming woman ad nauseam; her audible agony is also used as a rhythm track in the Cramps-wannabe title track. Brain death ain’t all it’s cracked up to be, Rob.

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