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But give a think to "g)". Didn't the whole slasher genre begin with the awesome sorority massacre film Black Christmas? (It did, it did! You're so smart Mr. Amazon Critic. Here's our collective number. By the way, we're all cute girls.) Maybe that's why the sorority house as a setting has gone so far off the reservation. Because trust me, I look through Amazon Instant Video titles every day, there's LOTS of sorority house horror fare out there (& also a disturbing amount of women's prison stuff, but don't get me started...) Perhaps it's just that it lends itself way too easily to the lotion-and-tissue crowd.* Or maybe it's just that sororities are kind of lame.
But pay attention to this wonderful entrée served up by director Gregg Simon and writers Nicholas Bonomo, Francisco Rodriguez and Dirk Van Fleet. All guys, am I right? What gives? Actually, if you're looking for signs of the progress of feminism in the film industry by examining a sorority slasher, you may have taken a wrong term somewhere.
In all seriousness, I really would like to see a good one of these come from an all double-X team, but I would be willing to bet that there's a lot of insider knowledge at play here, from the women in the crew, in the cast, the writers' families. Maybe I'm wrong, having never astrally traveled to a sorority house (hint hint, God. Birthday coming soon) but this felt real. One way or another, the eight women (a lot for a slasher!Read more ›
Granted, I saw the film without having a clue as to it's nature or background. One thing The Cook does is reaffirm you can't judge a DVD by it's cover.
The Cook is is a very funny, well written little bloodfest with emphasis on the funny over the horrific.
We get a boatload of the most varied sorority girls ever to assemble under one roof. Enter the new cook (who is strangely never asked his name) who arrives just in time for Spring Break. Most of the girls are gone but a handful stay behind to be slaughtered.
There is plenty of blood, just the right amount of chubb inducing naked girls and some great dialogue from the potty mouthed pothead. There were never any sorority girls like these in my college...and I went to SDSU!
Nothing beats watching a bible thumping hottie get seduced by the by the house lezbo. For once I was not even interested in the kills so much as what would come out of these girls mouths.
Special note, th e cop at the end, he needs his own movie.
The story takes place in a sorority house (and thus begins our exploitation potential), where the girls who didn't go "away" on spring break are planning on carousing their way through the long weekend. Please note, I'm not entirely sure if the decision to "carouse" without any (well nearly any) participation by the opposite sex was done for budgetary or "exploitive reasons, but the fact that the Sorority is "Lambda Epsilon Zeta" tends to make me think the latter.
As an added twist, our killer is the Sorority's new cook. Who has just arrived from Hungary and speaks "very" little English. His motif is not hockey masks or a clawed glove, no this serial killer goes for cannibalism in a "culinary" sort of way and then feeding the "remains" of his kills to his future victims.
I really wanted to like this movie. I mean hey, it's full of pretty young things. It doesn't take itself too seriously. It has a geeky love story and a "fall from innocence" (sort of) subplot going on and the ads promise nudity and gore. What more could a low brow horror movie fan ask for?
Well, for starters he could ask for the actual delivery of some more of the nudity, but that's actually a fairly minor point. By the very act of watching a movie like this, the viewer agrees to suspend disbelief, up to a point. I can tolerate (enjoy?) a cannibalistic serial killer who just happens to wind-up in a Sorority House full of improbably beautiful and hedonistic coeds.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Three topless scenes. One woman is topless twice. Breasts are real. One scene shows a woman nude from her backside.Published 8 months ago by Amazon Customer
Pretty lame. A comedic slasher horror with modest T&A. Barely funny. Don't expect anything great.Published 12 months ago by Victor Orozco
Number one the acting was very poor. There was no real plot except for the cook to kill every last one of the sororiety sisters in a gruesome way. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Moving On 62
This is rather gory but mostly funny and goofy as the story unfolds of some sorority girls who hire a new cook, only to be picked off one by one and served up to each other.Published 19 months ago by Viva
Good quality movie. Kinda funny grossing and some good surprises. Bit offensive that they think all college girls drink do drugs and are lesbiansPublished on December 24, 2012 by True Blues
Well, the movie arrived in good fashion from Amazon. Unfortunately, the movie turned into a blood and gore fest. Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by James B. Lineberry
Loved the movie.I have looked for this movie for a long time.I would buy from this seller agian.Great prices,and excellent delivery time. Read morePublished on January 7, 2010 by Dark Angel NV
A cook arrives at a college house and doesn't speak english. He is from the country of Hungry, which is a joke because he's a Hungry cook...ha ha. Read morePublished on September 21, 2009 by A. Pierre
As a horror film this one sucked. As a drama, comedy, or action/adventure film this one sucked.
But I give it three stars for one reason and one reason only, and that's... Read more