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Default The Last House on the Left (1972)

Thoughts and opinions? I have to say, I think its some of Wes Cravens best work and it is one of my favourite horror films. It just shows how good 70's horror was.
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I wonder had Wes Craven any clue that this film would become an iconic Horror classic ? Probably not such was the murky world of low budget exploitation film making. The film is tonally uneven - the bad comedy doesn't mesh well with the serious stuff, and technically the film is primative, but as Iggy Pop might say this film has a raw power. For years Wes Craven seemed embarrassed by the film, but Last House looks forward to his later films - the booby traps, the dream sequence, even David Hess' character's name would all later reappear in Nightmare on Elm Street...
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For years Wes Craven seemed embarrassed by the film, but Last House looks forward to his later films - the booby traps, the dream sequence, even David Hess' character's name would all later reappear in Nightmare on Elm Street...
Apparently, as a school boy, Wes Craven was bullied by a boy who went by the name Fred Kruger...!
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Apparently, as a school boy, Wes Craven was bullied by a boy who went by the name Fred Kruger...!
It is a great name, and worthy of Cronenberg who can really name his characters. I always thought that Sandra Peabody who plays Mari is really a beauty, she has that quintessential 70's all-American girl look...
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I haven't watched the film this year, but I feel like putting it on later. I've always thought it to not be as bad as it's reputation makes out, unlike say I Spit on your Grave or House on the Edge of the Park. The first time I saw it (10 years ago via the DFW DVD) certainly didn't require me to keep repeating "it's only a movie", guess maybe I was expecting more, I dunno
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It doesn't look like this is an extra feature on the upcoming release, so I have put it here rather than in in the Arrow thread

The full (55.15) audience Q&A with Jeramie Rain and Marc Shuffler from the 2018 Texas Frightmare Weekend

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Never seen this poster/cover before

Apparently it's an American Blu-Ray, on the Tcfhe/MGM label


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It's a removable inlay card Suz.
I sold it when Arrow announced theirs.
Theres a German Turbine steelbook with the same art.
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Anyone's Arrow set ship yet?
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That’s a different cover to the US blu I have, mine is this one

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And, no mine hasn’t shipped from Arrow yet

Edit: they have tried taking payment but it declined because I forgot to change my card details to the new one I got last week, they haven’t sent me an email about it though, I only found out when I checked my order status
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