Last Thursday we learned of the death of Ruggero Deodato, the lead of one of the most terrifying and controversial films in history, Cannibal Holocaust, It’s a film that, had it not been banned at the time (1980), was a pure miracle, something that undoubtedly fueled its popularity for years to come, and one of the most influential in its most influential sub-genre. ranks as one of the movie. Clothes don’t hurt us if we say that without it there would be no one else today saw, the human Centipede, Hostel and other tapes filled with hemoglobin and severed limbs.
But we already know all of them more than enough, so today we are going to propose four films that, in some way or the other, have been influenced by the Deodato classic, either because of their setting or because they focus on blood. do not pay attention to, or cause to include some found footage Recording found. Besides, they all eco friendlyBecause unlike our main film, no animals are killed in the filming process.
- Duration: 103 minutes
- Directed by: Eli Roth
Without a doubt, Eli Roth is one of the Hollywood characters on whom Deodato’s influence is undeniable. like movies cabin Fever for saga Hostel They corroborate it, but where we’re going to remember the Italian most is in that 2013 film in which some activists travel to Peru to protest rampant tree-cutting in South America. Obviously not everything goes as expected, and the small plane they are traveling in crashes, with most of them still alive. However, they probably wanted to die by accident, as they end up in the domain of an indigenous tribe… of cannibals. It starts slowly, but when the craziness breaks out… it is recommended to be watched on an empty stomach.
- Duration: 91 minutes
- Directed by: Carter Smith
Another small group of youths on vacation for whom things go awry. Two North American couples traveling in Mexico meet a gruff German who proposes an adventure for the next day to live: to go in search of his missing brother Heinrich, while trying to find the girl he has fallen in love with. Used to love “Luckily” – surely they would have been better off not having it – they have a clue, and it is a map of some Mayan ruins in the middle of the jungle which, as we can imagine, hide a terrible secret. . If you manage to survive the first 20 minutes, where you don’t know whether you’re watching a horror movie or another installment of American Pie, get ready to enjoy a terrifying experience in charge of an unexpected enemy, Which will become your worst nightmare. To these children In charge of the script is the author of the novel it’s based on, Scott Smith, so even with his license, he’s relatively faithful. Yes actually, Truth be told the book is noticeably better and has even more graphic violence,
- Duration: 90 minutes
- Directed by: Nicolas Lopez
We continue the “vacation gone wrong” subgenre with this Chilean film in which Eli Roth appears once again, though this time, playing one of three traveling fools in the film’s country of origin . What is intended to be an unforgettable trip as a kind of bachelor party between three friends turns into a race for survival, and that is when they manage to meet three girls… nothing short of an earthquake. does not happen. To make matters worse, in a nearby prison, inmates have taken the opportunity to riot and escape, creating mischief in this sort of apocalyptic scenario. Terrible accidents resulting from natural calamities and countless examples of human baseness are “Virtues” How about a movie that we can’t call not quite as good – not even remotely -, but just as unpleasant… And after all, that’s what we’re talking about, right?
- Duration: 76 minutes
- Address: Jaume Balaguero, Paco Plaza
We had to have a national film representative, and what better than one of the best found footage that we can find worth the redundancy. In this film, released in 2007, we find Angela and her television camera team searching for a good report on firefighters in downtown Barcelona, and when everything points to a quiet night, an old woman’s building The call comes from Kondal City. Upon arrival, the woman does nothing but scream wildly, our hero discovers that she has been infected by a blood-thirsty infected. from here we have Got a good zombie movie, and a great found footage movie, and is that we are undoubtedly facing one of the greats of the Spanish Terror. Plus, a really surprising ending with the stellar appearance of the always awkward Javier Botet. essential.