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Directed By:
Juan Piquer Simón

Not Rated
Genre: Slasher Horror
Format Used: Netflix DVD
Contains: Graphic Language, Graphic Violence, Nudity, Sexual Content
Country: Spain
Dubbed
Also Known As:
Mil gritos tiene la noche (1982) (original title)
One Thousand Cries Has the Night (direct translation)

THE PLOT:

There's a serial killer on the loose, and women is his prey and body parts are his prize, each victim as one body part missing from them and the Police are baffled.

ZEDD'S OPINION:

This is one of the more unique slasher concepts even though he is just a normal person and he doesn't wear a unique or cool mask, the story works, the story is scary possible. The cast does a great job and the atmosphere is rip with the smell and feeling of fear. 8 STARS.

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VOLTRON'S OPINION:

I agree with Zedd to a point. The story does work and the cast does do one hell of a job. However the characters are plain, not really bad just generic, they don't really stand out and a good junk of the time they kill off the girls before the audience really gets to know them, so it's kind of hard to care if they live or die. 6 STARS.

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ON THE POSITIVE SIDE (+ HITS):

+ STORY (We both agree the story works.)
+ CAST (We both agree the cast does a great job.)
+ EFFECTS (The effects work.)
+ ATMOSPHERE (A scary atmosphere where anyone can be bumped off at any time.)
+ UNIQUE (A unique twist on the serial killer genre that is scary possible.)

ON THE NEGATIVE SIDE (- MISSES):

- NO MASK (The killer didn't wear a mask.)
- CHARACTERS (Not bad, just generic, don't stand out.)
- KILL OFF TOO QUICKLY (They kill the girls so fast we don't get to know them.)

...AND FINALLY...

- FAN BASED (If you aren't into movies with girls being cut to pieces by a chainsaw then this isn't for you.)