Movie Review: L.A. Slasher (2015)

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L. A. SLASHER is directed, written and produced by Martin Owen. Producers are Jeffrey Wright, Daniel Sollinger, and co-producer Sean Decker. Director of Photography is Chase Bowman. Starring Mischa Barton (“The O.C.”), Drake Bell (“Drake & Josh”), Brooke Hogan (“Hogan Knows Best”), Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Abigail Wright (“Anger Management”), Tori Black (“Ray Donovan”), Frank Collison (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), Marisa Lauren (Superhero Movie), Danny Trejo (Machete) and Andy Dick (“The Andy Dick Show”).
SYNOPSIS: A biting, social satire of reality TV and the glorification of those who are “famous for being famous,” L.A. SLASHER takes aim at the current state of the entertainment industry, where it is acceptable (and even admirable) to gain influence and wealth without merit or talent – but instead through shameful behavior, and the notoriety that comes from it. Driven to rage over the tawdry excess of reality television, a self-appointed cultural crusader kidnaps several famous nobodies to make his point – but his crimes only generate more tabloid frenzy.

MY THOUGHTS: Having had my damn fill of the Kardashians, Honey Boo-Boo and the Duck Dynasty crew, this was a refreshing and timely horror/comedy hybrid that I recommend. The direction and cinematography is fresh and the cast really skirts the line between reality and unreality. L.A. Slasher debuted in a limited theatrical release on June 26th. For more info: http://laslashermovie.com/

 

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