Killer Piñata – USA, 2015

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‘Filled with sweet revenge’

Killer Piñata is a 2015 American comedy horror film about a possessed piñata. It was directed by Stephen Tramontana from a screenplay co-written with Megan MacManus.

The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD via LC Films. Special features include:

  • Audio commentary
  • Deleted/extended scenes
  • Bloopers

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screen-shot-2016-12-16-at-14-25-14Meanwhile, the film is already available online via Amazon.com

Main cast:

  • Lindsay Ashcroft
  • Nate Bryan
  • Billy Chengary
  • Sheila Edmiston
  • Elvis Garcia
  • Daniel Hawkes
  • Eliza-Jane Morris
  • Davinia Palmer
  • Steven James Price
  • Joette Waters
  • Nick Weeks

A possessed piñata, seeking to avenge the savagery that humanity has inflicted on his kind, picks off a group of friends, one by one, in an unending night of terror…

Reviews:

“It’s a film to watch with those who enjoy the OTT reactions of those under attack from the Papier Mache paws of a killer piñata. Given the current political climate of the world, with so many reasons to be unhappy, fearful and worried, this movie offers a chance to laugh at the absurd and embrace the notion of ridiculousness.” Ashley Lister, UK Horror Scene

“The laughs are few, the smiles are more frequent, the occasional wit is apparent, and the run-time is long enough to show the weaknesses of the filmmakers; it should have been cut down by an hour or so, removing the excesses and leaving a tighter, funnier, and more satisfying half-hour to forty-five minute short…” Ben Spurling, HorrorNews.net

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” …the whole enterprise is so unassuming and good-humoured that it’s easy to forgive its many failings, even though it does commit a few of what I would consider cardinal sins of no-budget schlock horror: for one thing, it outstays its welcome just a little at a full 90 minutes in length…” Ben Bussey, Brutal As Hell

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