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Mountaintop Motel Maccacre


*Plot Summary*

~Please do not disturb Evelyn. She already is.

After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then proceeds to target her guests, first by releasing vermin into their rooms, but then by using her trusty sickle...~

-----From the time I saw the movie poster when I was a kid to actually buying the movie a few years ago, everything about this lil work is amazing. Creepy fucking music makes the mood as you learn that Evelyn isn't all home upstairs. Just getting out of a hospital for her mental disorder, the loveable granny goes at it again. The fact that she runs a little rundown motel helps her out the same way it did our Norman (Bates) if you pick up what I'm saying. She even has a nifty little trap door fixed up in each one of the rooms so she can somewhat sneak in for the kill. Great acting (well, sometimes), great characters (Crenshaw is the man), great atmosphere, just enough cheesy moments (featuring two aspiring country singers meeting with a record executive phoney in the most ridiculous way and end up staying with him at the motel), a creative story, a wicked snakebite scene and a phenomenal score make this a must for any horror buff. If you can't take my word on it, it's your loss. Get it!!

If you can't take my word on it, it's your loss. Get it!!

- Varga -

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