|release date||November 30 1981|
|director||Jaun Piquer Simon|
|starring||Christopher George, Lynda Day George, Paul L. Smith, Gerard Tichy, Edmund Purdom|
|tagline||You Don't Have To Go To Texas For A Chainsaw Massacre|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA psychopathic killer stalks a Boston campus, brutally slaughtering nubile young college co-eds, collecting body parts from each victim to create the likeness of his mother who he savagely murdered with an axe when he was ten years old! PIECES is a wild, unrated gorefest, with enough splatter and sleaze to shock the most jaded horror fan.
As we’re all well aware, the horror genre can be divided up into virtually countless subgenres: you’ve got your slashers, your vampires, your evil puppets and ventriloquist’s dummies, your ghosts…and so on. Sometimes, though, it’s important to categorize a horror film in term of, for lack of a better word, quality. There are movies that are scary and good; there are movies that are good but not scary. There are bad movies that might have a redeeming feature or two, or something that might make me recommend it despite its general lousiness. There are movies that are so bad they’re unwatchable (insert standard Uwe Boll joke here), and there are movies that are so bad you can’t help but adore them. There are horror movies that are meant to be watched in the dark, in silence, and some that are meant to be watched with your friends and a six-pack so you can all yell at the screen in glee together. See, this is where reviewing a movie gets complicated- or it does for me, anyway. How do you rate films that aren’t good but you enjoyed anyway? I mean, you see that “2 out of 5” up there and you immediately think “Ah, OK, PIECES must suck!”- and you’d be right…in a way. Don’t get me wrong, PIECES does suck- but call me John Cougar Mellencamp, this movie hurts oh so good. …Read More