|release date||September 29 2009|
|writer||David J. Schow, John Dumbrow, John Carchietta (sto|
|starring||Sophie Monk, Tad Hilgenbrinck, William Sadler, Alex Wyndham, Janet Montgomery, Mike Straub, Ewan Bailey, Danko Jordanov|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe story centers on a film fanatic whose obsession with finding a complete print of an infamous slasher movie leads him and two friends into the backwoods where the film was shot. They realize too late that filming never ended -- and now they must survive a nightmarish onslaught or become part of the movie forever.
It’s incredibly hard to open this review without sounding like I’m throwing a string of backhanded compliments, but with the exception of Wrong Turn 2: Dead End, Hatchet and the forthcoming release of The House of the Devil there really aren’t any good studio-made direct-to-disc releases. Adding to the fact that Dave Parker’s The Hills Run Red is lumped into the world of crappy half-assed home video releases, it was produced by Dark Castle, who is responsible for all sorts of garbage ranging from Return to House on Haunted Hill to Ghost Ship. The true test of a director’s talent is his ability to break through studio barriers (and their dumbass “how to sell more” thinking) and work through a shoestring budget to somehow bring viewers a quality experience that they won’t soon forget. Dave Parker did what so many others have failed at with his forthcoming The Hills Run Red, a love letter to horror fans filled with laughs, scares and plenty of gore. …Read More