When I first heard that Eli Roth’s Cabin Fever was being remade, I had to do some serious math in my head. Add the 2, multiply the 4, carry the 3 and……holy shit – it’s been almost 15 years since it was released! Even though that seems like a somewhat high number and makes me feel slightly old, I’m not sure it’s long enough to warrant the remake treatment. But with Eli Roth’s blessing and guidance, writer Randy Pearlstein and director Travis Zariwny set out to accomplish just that, with early news breaking that they would ‘put their own spin’ on Roth’s original. Well they must have been drinking contaminated water when they said that, because the only spinning going on here is from your head wondering why this was even made. Harsh? Yeah. So let’s get into it. Continue reading
The armpit is a body part that just doesn’t get the respect and admiration that it deserves. It’s associated with smelliness, which is such a drag considering that the armpit has so much more to offer than that. If only someone could show us that this underprivileged section of the body is more than something that can turn someone’s nose up in disgust. If only someone could show us the beauty of an underarm. If only………………………….
Behold! And possibly shield your eyes if you must. Rider Strong’s armpit hair in 2002’s, Cabin Fever! Somewhere, Locks Of Love is keeping a sharp eye on these impressive hairy specimens. I liked Cabin Fever for what it was, but when these bushy beauties showed up on-screen, they were definitely a scene stealer. Even Cerina Vincent’s leg shaving fiasco was almost in trouble of being dethroned as the number one Cabin Fever moment (I said almost). Her infected gams are safe in the top spot, but it’s to no one’s surprise that I hereby proclaim that Rider Strong’s armpits are easily a Great Moment In Horror Hair History!
One of the highest compliments that a third movie in a horror franchise can get is “Well, at least it was better than the second one.” Welcome to that compliment and welcome to Cabin Fever: Patient Zero, the third film in the Cabin Fever franchise and the second one that is going straight to DVD. But as the great Harvey Keitel once said, “Well let’s not start sucking each other’s dicks quite yet….” Continue reading