(2014/Image Entertainment DVD)
C+ Sound: C+ Extras: D Film: D
the box art and premise take us back to the days of '80s horror, Jake
is a lackluster attempt at filmmaking and a classroom dunce.
starts by introducing a group of adolescent cheerleaders and football
players looking for some spooky, sexy fun in celebration of
Halloween. Hannah (Lexi Giovagnoli) is the new girl in town, unaware
of the dark past that haunts her new-found friends, but it's later
revealed that the Principal's daughter was accidentally killed a year
before on the same holiday.
the ominous undertones of the Principal's pep rally address, these
horny teens take to a secluded cabin in the woods with no contact to
the outside world, start drinking, and eventually find themselves
being hunted by a murderer wearing their school mascot's costume.
But who could the killer be? Will Scooby Doo come to solve the
film doesn't try to be original in any real regard generating
basically every overused Slasher film stereotype, from the virgin
staying out past curfew to the drug-snorting Coward who constantly
asserts his negative mentality, and the terrifying Killer lumbers
with the speed of Michael Myers. Of course, the cell phones don't
work, burly linebackers fail to wrestle down a less-than-imposing
villain, unnecessary quarrels create flat dramatics and everyone
splits up and dies in inventive ways just as expected... in all
honesty you'll have a harder time figuring out which horror rules
remain unbroken by Varsity
and Sound on the disc are average for the DVD format with a standard
definition transfer in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen and a lossy Dolby
Digital 5.1 audio track. Total run time for the film is 87 minutes.
extras are on the disc.
James Harland Lockhart V