Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon
The film tells the story of a young man, who decides to follow in the footsteps of his legendary psycho horror slashers, and, ever the self-promoter, invites a documentary filmmaker and her crew to follow him around as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo.
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July 19, 2007 A mini-masterpiece... one of the best indie films in recent memory.Read in Source
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 11, 2014 [A] terrific little pearl of a satiric horror-comedy.Read in Source
Lessons of Darkness
August 09, 2007 Other than displaying a textbook awareness of its ancestors, Behind the Mask offers next to nothingRead in Source
March 16, 2007 About two-thirds in, the movie shifts gears disastrously. Made me want to haul someone into the cutting room for revenge.Read in Source
March 16, 2007 [Director] Glosserman can't match the wit of Scream, the fright of The Blair Witch Project or the satire of journalism seen in Series 7.Read in Source
Detroit Free Press
March 16, 2007 There is a lot of cleverness at work here, especially when the movie switches from the Blair Witch-style shaky camera to more accomplished and atmospheric low-budget lensing.Read in Source
April 29, 2009 A pure horror film masterpiece, and slasher fans would be best to acknowledge it.Read in Source
New York Daily News
March 16, 2007 If Scott Glosserman's witty slasher spoof had celebrities, it would probably be a success like Scream or Scary Movie. As an indie, it's more apt to be a cult fave. Either way, it's a must for those who like thrills laced with humor.Read in Source
August 04, 2008 A rather funny "Scream"-like cross between a mockumentary and a direct-to-video slasher movie, "Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon" is custom-made for horror fans, but it isn't remotely scary and people that aren't already steeped in the lore of tRead in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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