|release date||March 18 2008|
|studio||After Dark Films|
|starring||Brian Presley, Rider Strong, Jake Muxworthy, Beto Cuevas, Sean Astin|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisIn BORDERLAND, three Texas University seniors, on the eve of their graduation, road-trip to a Mexican Border town for a final weekend of drinking and debauchery. Their vacation becomes a living nightmare as the trio runs afoul of an ancient blood cult looking for human sacrifice. Based on true events, Borderland blends the raw fear of Texas Chainsaw Massacre with the gritty true crime realism of In Cold Blood, evoking a world of paranoia, death and terror.
It’s one thing for horror cinema to show us that stupid college kids going to foreign countries is a sure-fire way to get yourself killed. But it’s a whole different kind of terror to tell us that a day-trip out of Galveston, Texas just across the border into Mexico can result in death and dismemberment at the hands of a crazed cult of drug dealers. If that concept sounds like the kind of ripe exploitation fare that used to fill dozens of late 70’s drive-ins or another in a long succession of new millennium torture cinema then consider the case of Mark Kilroy, a 21-year old University of Texas student who disappeared during Spring Break in the border town of Matamoros, Mexico one unsuspecting March day in 1989. When police discovered his body a month later, alongside the corpses of a dozen others, the investigation uncovered an agenda of ritualistic slaughter carried out by a band of drug runners purposefully designed to protect their interests from the authorities. …Read More