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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)

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Nathan Baesel Nathan Baesel
Leslie Vernon
Angela Goethals Angela Goethals
Taylor Gentry
Robert Englund Robert Englund
Doc Halloran
Scott Wilson Scott Wilson
Zelda Rubinstein Zelda Rubinstein
Mrs. Collinwood
Kate Miner Kate Miner
Ben Pace Ben Pace

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Good Idea, But Bad Adaption for the Screen

9 years, 4 months ago at Jul 19 12:57
This movie, I got to say, had a good idea if the genre was documentary, but this is horror and this is total crap to the genre. I have seen "The Blair Witch Project", which i was told was pretty damn good. Dissapointet I was after the movie, because it didn't entertain well, it was boring, actually very boring, But this movie "Behind the Mask" is worse, and more stupied that TBWP!

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5 years, 1 month ago at Oct 15 23:21
Ce n'est pas ce que je m'attendais lorsque j'ai commencer a visionner ce film qui est en faite un documentaire qui suit la vie d'un tueur en serie de films d'horreur...bon


3 years, 12 months ago at Nov 18 0:51
I LOVED this movie. A great throwback to 80s slashers. Robert Enguland is great as Doc Halloren. He is one of my favorite actors. Every time I see him in a movie, I just want him to survive. This is also a great debut for Nathan Baesel. It succeeds at switching form POV to regular. 5/5 10/10 100%
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The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.
Tags: Comedy (10), Horror (10), Slasher (9), Mockumentary (7), Thriller (5), Dark Comedy (5), Psycho (4), Satire (4), Halloween (4), Spoof (4), Serial Killer (3), 2000s (3), Fire (3), Deconstruction (3), Murder (3), Michael Myers (2), Old House (2), Freddy Krueger (2), Psychopath (2), Female Nudity (2)
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