In “House of 1000 Corpses”, two young couples take a misguided tour onto the back roads of America in search of a local legend known as Dr. Satan. Lost and stranded, they are set upon by a bizarre family of psychotics. Murder, cannibalism and satanic rituals are just a few of the 1000+ horrors that await.
When I first saw this movie in the stores, I was expecting it to suck because of the title and how the cover looked. Though, after watching it, it became one of my favorite movies. I don’t know why I like this movie so much, but it’s fun to watch every now and then.
The only real problems I had with the movie was it felt more like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, excluding Leatherface, of course. The other problem I had was with the ending. It was great except how do you walk up to the side of a vehicle and not see anyone in the back? When I first watched it, I wasn’t expecting it, but then wondered why she didn’t see him. The last problem I had was the shooting scene with the deputy. I felt like it was too drawn out and took too long. If they shortened that scene some, it would have been a lot better, in my opinion.
The only huge error I noticed was with the car. If you remember, Otis broke the windshield, when he was going after the girls inside the car. When the 2 cops inspect the vehicle, the car had an untouched windshield.
As far as the acting goes, I thought Rob Zombie chose the perfect cast, for this film. I thought everyone fit their roles and played their characters perfectly. My favorite characters were probably Baby and Otis. I liked Grandpa, as well. Especially, the comedy scene he did.
Comparing this part to the sequel, which was Devil’s Rejects, I thought this one was more fun to watch. Devil’s Rejects felt more serious, than anything else, in my opinion.
If you haven’t seen this movie, it’s definitely worth watching. If you are into horror movies like Texas Chainsaw, you will enjoy this movie, also.
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