|release date||March 16 2007|
|writer||Scott Glosserman, David J. Stieve|
|starring||Nathan Baesel, Robert Englund, Matt Bolt, Jenafer Brown, Krissy Carlson, Scott Wilson, Zelda Rubenstein, Angela Goethals, Kane Hodder|
|tagline||Jason. Freddy. Michael. We All Need Someone To Look Up To.|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.
Freddy, Jason, Michael Meyers; everyone needs a hero, and for Leslie Vernon that unholy trinity of slasher legends are the pinnacles of his psychotic pantheon. The rise of Leslie Vernon to the unfettered ranks of his idols is chronicled in first time director Scott Glosserman’s brilliant deconstructionist satire, Behind the Mask. I shudder to anoint Glosserman’s film with the designation of Mocumentary, as it calls to mind the kind of high/low brow comedy of Christopher Guest and Rob Reiner. Behind the Mask is something much more rounded, more Brechtian and less Barkeresque than your standard horror fare. The film never insults its audience, which is a rare and welcome change from the antiseptic exploits of Studio horror and the slash and burn extremism of the fringe scene. …Read More