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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

3 Ratings: 4.0
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Genre: Horror, Comedy
Release Date: March 16, 2007
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
review by . December 03, 2009
What Lies Behind The Mask?
I have complained at length, here and on TheAvod, about self-reflexive cinema. In the post-Scream era, a lot of people jumped on the postmodern bandwagon, but it seemed they forgot why that movie was such a success. It wasn't because it folded in on itself, but how it did so. Scream was self-aware without being self-conscious about it, but it's just the opposite for a lot of horror films today. If a movie takes itself seriously, then it shouldn't draw attention to itself with ironic, and often poorly …
review by . October 24, 2009
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What happens when a horror movie fan makes a "mockumentary" to pay tribute to the Slasher Films of the past?  What you get is this dark but hilarious film that dives deep into the mind of those fictional serial killers and explains "how and why" they do what they do well.  It's a light-hearted, enlightening, entertaining, and at times even terrifying film.  Imagine if you could sit down and interview "Jason","Freddy", or "Michael"... …
Quick Tip by . October 24, 2009
A hilarious "mockumentary" that pays tribute to the Classic "Slasher Films". It's funny, entertaining, and at times... even terrifying.
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