Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Repugnant Review: Darkness (1993) - Leif Jonker

This film has been highly regarded amongst underground horror fans since its creation. In 1993, Leif Jonker released the splatter classic, DARKNESS. A story about a group of teens who are stalked by Vampires after attending a concert. The plot seems very thin, as far as the jist of the synopsis I gave you, but what happens in between is what this movie so fucking fun. This movie has some of the greatest gross out splatter effects I've seen, and considering this movie was made on a budget of $5000, it makes the film as whole much more impressive. It's pretty rare when you find a movie this entertaining made on such a small budget, and I honestly need to find more of these "zero budget" horror films. All of these great low budget filmmakers seem to make the best of what they got, and Darkness should be face of that statement.

It's no wonder this movie got a cult following amongst gore hounds... The effects are absolutely badass. Supremely gory and disgusting, with several gross out head explosion scenes, and brutal scenes of dismemberment. The budget still astounds me, considering this movie has great effects and set ups. It was incredible to watch, and I plan on watching it again this week. I know this review is a little short, but I really don't have much more to say, other than this movie is an absolute blast, and any gore hound would go nuts for something like this. Honestly, find a copy, and watch it. You won't regret it.

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