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USA 2015
produced by
Kara Erdel, Scott Schirmer, Timothy J. Bowen (executive), Nick DeCarlo (executive), Purple Rae Sheldon (executive), Jason West (executive), Shane Beasley (associate), Nathan Erdel (associate), Christina Land (associate), Sam Sturgeon (associate), Leya Taylor (associate) for Forbidden Films, Gentleman Monster Productions
directed by Arthur Cullipher
starring Shane Beasley, Kelsey Carlisle, Ellie Church, Dave Parker, Kalden Miller, Jennifer Lee, Haley Madison, Brian Williams, Matt Keeley, Emily Solt McGee, Jessica Schroeder, Olivia Arnold, Nathan Erdel, Ben Monticue, Mike Anderson, Angela Denton, Brigid Macaulay, Bob Conley; Wolf Baby-trailer: Kelsey Carlisle, Shane Beasley, Mike Wats, Warner Costley
screenplay by Nathan Erdel, based on characters and situations created by Todd Rigney, music by Mike Anderson, James Nash, Arthur Cullipher, songs by Sweet Teeth, Andy D, special makeup effects by Clockwerk Creature Company, cinematography by Leya Taylor, edited by Arthur Cullipher, Scott Schirmer

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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Skull Man (Shane Beasley), as I'd like to call the killer of this movie in lack of a better name, had a truly miseralbe childhood: His mother (Emily Solt McGee) and sister (Olivia Arnold as a child, Jessica Schroeder as a teenager) treated him (Kaden Miller as a child, Matt Keeley as a teenager) like pure shit, just because he was mentally challenged, and they even keep him in a cage - no wonder he eventually snaps ...

Now (in this movie 1978), Skull Man waits in the shadows, alwas more than eager to get his hands on lovely girls by whatever means necessary to drag them home, decapitate them and have sex with their skulls.

Jess (Kelsey Carlisle) is torn between everything these days: At one hand she's madly in love with Pete (Dave Parker), on the other hand he's a musician so she pays for all their bills, on one hand she doesn't like him getting stoned all the time, on the other she never says no to a good smoke, on one hand she hates her job at the roller rink she works at (and especially her sleazy boss [Brian Williams]), on the other hand she's proud to have a job and thinks her boyfriend should have one too, and at one hand she listens to everything her colleague (Ellie Church) tells her about relationships ... but on the other hand, her colleague screws their sleazy boss.

Eventually, these two worlds collide ...


Headless has a rather original origin: It started its cinematic life as snippets within the film Found, as an extreme slasher movie from 1978 ... and somehow the ball was picked up from there, with Headless indeed being an extreme slasher movie like it might have looked like back in the late 1970's, with an emphasis on crude violence and very visceral (and very practical) gore effects, simplified psychological backdrops, nude scenes every now and again, and a predilection for the grotesque rather than too stylish violence. And frankly, all of this is an experiment in today's world of horror - but in the case of Headless, it works out, as it relies on a story that might be simplistic enough to fulfill genre expectations but tells an interesting enough story all the same, it pays tribute to its era rather subtly, without falling back on garish costumes and wigs, stays away from being in-your-face ironic, and is actually rather well-acted. You might still want to be a fan of 1970s horror to 100% appreciate every aspect fo this one, but even today's horror fans and gorehounds will find at least something likeable about this ...


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