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Friday, August 19, 2011

Sean Kelly

My Thoughts on Tucker & Dale vs Evil

Tucker & Dale vs Evil is a horror/comedy that initially debuted at 2010 Sundance Film Festival.  Tonight I saw the film during a screening at the Toronto Underground Cinema (though it's also supposed to get a limited release next month).

The film can be best described as a reverse horror movie, since most of the events in the film come from a series of misunderstandings.  It's quite funny watching pair of dimwitted, yet kind-hearted, hillbillies deal with a group of preppy college kids, who just happen to keep dying in various gruesome (yet accidental) ways.

The film takes on the form of the a more standard horror film towards the end, though the roles are still reversed.  It just makes it all the more funny that the true evil in the film is a guy in a polo shirt.

It was definitely an enjoyable film.

8/10

Sean Kelly

About Sean Kelly -

Sean Patrick Kelly is a self-described ├╝ber-geek, who has been an avid film lover for all his life. He graduated from York University in 2010 with an honours B.A. in Cinema and Media Studies and he likes to believe he knows what he’s talking about when he writes about film (despite occasionally going on pointless rants).