Friday, August 14, 2009

Hatchetman (2003)

Hatchetman


Written and Directed by Robert Tiffi

Claudia...Cheryl Renee
Molly...Nina Tapanin
Star...Mia Zottoli
Sonny...Jon Briddel
Rob...Chris Moir
Curtis...Darren Keefe

Anybody who has seen an episode of Stripperella knows that tension runs high among the ladies of the stage pole. But when a serial killer in a skull mask begins hunting and butchering the girls of a California strip club with a hatchet, the dancers are forced to band together—somewhat—for protection, as any one of them could be next. Hottie Claudia’s homicide detective boyfriend Sonny is deep in the investigation, but who could be the culprit? Daniel, the first victim’s disgruntled ex? The geeky obsessive manager of the apartment building where all of the strippers inexplicably live? The deviant greasemonkey leering at the girls from the parking lot? Or perhaps even the slimeball strip club owner?

To quote a hottie from another film…"I’ll never tell."

With lots of lovely ladies, decent special effects, passable acting and—to put it bluntly—nipples aplenty, Hatchetman isn’t breaking any borders of the genre, nor is it winning any awards. But by taking the slasher film back to it’s 1980s roots of masked maniacs, helpless women, last girl standing, mindless boobs and bloodshed, it turns out to be a rather enjoyable guilty pleasure, and not a bad way for Freddy and Jason fanatics to squander a quick 90 minutes.

Be sure to keep an eye out for a very special guest appearance from a Furby.

2003
Rated R
Color
United States
English

Hatchetman is currently rated #115,113 in DVD's at Amazon.com. Read more about it at the IMDB, rent it at Netflix, or buy it today!

--J/Metro

5 comments:

  1. JMetro - I have always skipped this one before in the video store, but your review intrigues me. Any film that throws back to 80's slasher is a must see for me. It sounds just bad enough to be good.

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  2. Great, review. I must have missed this one. Net-flixing ASAP!

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  3. Thanks guys!

    Let me know what you think about it. Hopefully I don't steer you wrong.

    --J/Metro

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  4. I always laughed at this one for its similarities to Hatchet, but shit Ill give it a go too =D

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  5. Christ, I've begun an epidemic! The four of us are about to double this movie's previous audience.

    --J/Metro

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