This is an excellent psychopath serial killer film. Harsh, violent and raw. Exploitation fans are going to love this one.
I can't urge you guys enough to check it out. If you pass on it then you're missing a real gem.
"The Great American Snuff Film" is the title serial killer William Allen Grone gave to a two-and-a-half minute Super 8 movie
he made back in 1995. This bit of Hell Cinema is an adaptation of his journals, and it concludes with his actual film
Is it real or not?...
...The film begins when Grone and his partner-in-crime, Roy (played by Mike Marsh and Ryan Hutman -- though who plays whom
isn't clear from the credits), come across two girls and a guy partying in a trailer out in the Arizona desert. The killers
shoot the guy and kidnap the girls (Mindy Lorenz and Holi Tavernier) for Grone's masterpiece-in-the-making. The women endure
being caged and burned with cigarettes and other unwholesome acts before what is set to be their big moment...
...There are no redeeming characters here. The killers come across as pure evil, though Grone is obviously trying to figure
himself out via his journal entries, and we also aren't given much of a chance to get to know the two female victims. They
are merely props in the killers' sick world. The violence, while sometimes lacking in the special effects department, comes
across as brutal and like something people would do in real life, which is more than can be said of a lot of films of this
ilk. Seeing as this is supposed to be based on a true story, it makes it that much more effective...
...If you enjoy exploitation and grindhouse cinema, then you should note that this is a product of that culture. It's more
extreme than those films and a lot more realistic, though, which makes it hell to sit through. It's also more nihilistic
than most grindhouse films, and that makes it seem even seedier. In other words: It set out to disturb and does a good job
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My rip from DVD. GKnot 2-pass. Enjoy.
Movie Size: 696.42 MB or 713,139 kB
Movie Length: 86 mins, 34 secs.
Video Codec FourCC: xvid
Video Codec: XviD MPEG-4
Video Width x Height: 704 x 336
Video FPS/Bitrate: 23.976 / 1005 kbit/s
Audio Codec: MPEG Layer 3
Audio Bitrate: 96 Kbit/s
Audio Channels: 2 (Stereo)
Audio Samples: 32,000 Hz