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Not hell to watch-heaven.,
This review is from: Hell Night (DVD)
Hell Night is definitely an above average horror flick and one of the best horror films ever made, although it is a little dark through some parts and hard to make out what is happening.
The story is that to be initiated into a fraternity and sorority, four people have to stay in a reputedly haunted mansion.
The legend goes that a family used to live in the mansion but the father went crazy and killed his whole family, except Andrew his son, who is now living in secret at the mansion. I don't know what he eats but I couldn't imagine him going to the local supermarket.
There is a neck twisted around so the victim can see his backside here,a decapitation there. One guy goes to the toilet and comes back to bed and finds his girlfriend missing and finds the head of another woman in the bed. This same guy later on manages to climb over the gate of the mansion (the president of the fraternity warns them if they try to climb over the gate to watch their testicles) and he goes to the local police station. But it comes to no surprise that the police officers don't believe there have been any murders and threaten to throw the guy in jail for the night if he doesn't leave immediately, if not sooner.
He steals a shotgun from the police station and also steals a car, almost while the owner is driving it and heads back to the mansion.
The odd thing about this killer is that he gets a pitchfork in his body, gets shot with a shotgun many times and survives that, but at the climax of this flick Linda Blair drives a car, which he is on the roof of, into the gates which are hanging half way and impales him. Funny how that should kill him. It is pretty obvious that they copied Friday the 13th and Halloween when it comes to the hard-to-kill aspect.This movie was made when horror films were in their prime and they knew how to make them, and this one is no exception.
Peter Barton stars in this who went on to star in Friday the 13th the final chapter and also stars the excellent Linda Blair who is worth renting or buying this movie just for her in it. She is in her prime and she is certainly eye candy for the guys.