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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Sid Haig
Bill Moseley
Sheri Moon
Karen Black
Erin Daniels
Directors
Rob Zombie
Screenwriters
Rob Zombie
Running Time
89 minutes

House Of 1000 Corpses
Rob Zombie of metal band White Zombie directs and writes a homage to the '70s horror movies he loves and knows possibly a bit too well.


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Plot
Two young couples seek refuge in completely the wrong house - that of a scary, dark witchcraft-practising, cannibalistic family - in the back woods of America after their car breaks down.


Verdict
It's lively as incoherent rubbish goes, but in addition to being totally derivative, it feels like a pod movie - a perfect imitation of an existing being but without a heart or a mind of its own.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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