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Slaughterhouse Massacre, The
Genre: Horror

Reviewed In Issue 99 (Aug 2005) Of Widescreen Review®

Paul Cagney, Shaila Vaidya, Maurizio Farhad, Stacey Denson & Vaedynn Orland

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 2.5
DD Sound Rating: 2
DTS Sound Rating: NR
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Critics' Composite Score: 2
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Special Features
Special features include the trailer and a trailer gallery.

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): Lions Gate Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 17631
(MPAA Rating): R
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $26.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Single Layer (DVD5)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): No
(Running Time In Minutes): 92
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 2005
(Theatrical Release): No
(Direct-To-Video Release): Yes
(DVD Release Date): 06/28/05
(THX® Digitally Mastered): No

 Credits Information

(Director): Paul Gagn
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  WSR Narrative Review
Story Synopsis:
Marty Sickle (Cagney) was killed for murdering a girl in The Slaugherhouse where he lived. Or was he? On the 10th anniversary of his death, a group of teenagers went back to the scene of the crime for a little fun. While the girls were scared to death, the boys thought it was all a big joke. That is until they got an unexpected guest, and the night soon became a bloody Massacre. (Tricia Spears)

DVD Picture:
The non-anamorphic 1.75:1 DVD picture exhibits a chronically soft, hazy appearance...although quite a bit of fog was used to evoke a mood appropriate for the genre. Still, details are less-than-adequate by today

The distorted signal of the Dolby