Having already jerked off the poster for The Devil’s Candy the other week and the overall premise of the movie that apparently fuses horror and heavy metal together, I come bearing great news for those who loved the poster as much as me! A teaser trailer has been released, and it has everything you could want. Except the English language. Yeah, unfortunately it’s in Russian and doesn’t have subtitles. Although I did make out someone saying “Metallica” at some point.
Nevertheless, the visuals alone are worth the watch and if you do speak and understand Russian, then it’s a bonus for you! By the way, The Devil’s Candy is written and directed by Sean Byrne who did The Loved Ones, one of my favorite horror movies in the last 10 years. Check the Russian-fused trailer below:
Yes, I shamefully admit that my first viewing of Sean Byrne’s Australian horror flick The Loved Ones was done by ways of the bootlegging variety. I had heard such a strong buzz, that I couldn’t help myself as I watched a copy of the Australian DVD release online to see if it was indeed worthy of the aforementioned “buzz”. And it was. Luckily, it’s finally been released here in the US on DVD (not Blu-Ray yet unfortunately), so I was able to to sit down again with it, and this time in a more intimate setting (my wife lit candles and we sipped wine with our arms intertwined).
*please just take a little off the top – I like my shaggy rebellious hair*
The Loved Ones was released in Australia waaaaaay back in 2009 and hit some of the US film festivals around that same time to rave reviews. Continue reading →