Although billed as a throwback to the slashers of the 80’s glory days, Bastard is certainly more complex than it appears on the surface.
Being British Thanksgiving Day is a literal foreign concept to me. I believe it is something to do with the first settlers who worshiped a turkey god being thankful for receiving Amazon Black Friday gift vouchers when they met the Native American’s right before they stole their land or something but I am not sure.
Very rarely can a horror film masquerade itself as self aware without slipping into the dreaded self parody category; luckily Todd Strauss-Schulson’s The Final Girls is definitely in the latter.
In the summer of 1945, a double homicide rocks the small border town of Texarkana as two local teens are brutally murdered by a masked man at a secluded lover’s hangout.