FrightFest 2010 Day One: Hatchet 2 Review

Chainsaws and hatchets and shotguns, oh my….

Picking up at the exact terrifying moment where the 2007 original left off – albeit with a different actress in the lead (Danielle Harris, replacing Tamara Feldman) – Hatchet II starts as it means to go on; that a guy gets strangled with his own intestines before the opening credits gives a good indication of the dark delights to come.

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FrightFest 2010 Day One: Hatchet 2 Director and Cast Q&A!

Hatchet2FrightFest 2010 kicked off in style with the world premiere of Adam Green’s long-awaited sequel Hatchet II, which returns to the Louisiana swampland home of deformed boogeyman Victor Crowley. Attending the screening with the director were stars Danielle Harris – who takes over the lead role of Marybeth from original actress Tamara Feldman – and horror legends Kane ‘Jason Voorhees’ Hodder, who takes the role of Victor Crowley, and Tony ‘Candyman’ Todd, who plays the mysterious Reverend Zombie. They spoke about making the movie…

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Halloween II (DVD)

Total nightmare

Rock star turned director Rob Zombie’s (The Devil’s Rejects) reboot of slasher classic Halloween fell flat back in 2007, and his follow-up doesn’t fare any better. It doesn’t bear much of a resemblance to the 1981 original sequel – and there are some who may think that’s no bad thing – and with its bizarre mix of torture porn and some ill-advised delving into the psyche of serial killer icon Michael Myers it’s a real horror for all the wrong reasons.

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