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Severance

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Severance

Severance

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/18/07
performer:
Danny Dyer, Laura Harris
director:
Christopher Smith
distributor:
Magnolia Pictures
author:
66625, 3291
genre:
Comedy, Horror

We gave it a B-

Who knew that the breakup of the Soviet bloc would be such a boon to the slasher-film industry? Severance, a British hack-’em-up, might be described as Friday the 13th with better motivation. Seven employees of a multinational arms company pay a visit to Hungary — and wind up getting picked off, in the woods, by a ghoulish pack of military renegades. The chintzy characters, hair-raising deaths, and one spectacular rocket-launcher joke aren’t enough to give Hostel a run for its blood, but they will keep the desensitized occupied.

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