Hatchet 3

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  1. Zombie Dude

    Zombie Dude Well-Known Member

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    I have to revisit Chromeskull 2 but I remember enjoying it. I thought it was a lot more fun than the first film anyway.
     
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    I really enjoyed this one. A step up from the second, and overall I would say this is one of the better trilogies. The sequels were decent, and the first film was really good.
     
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    Finally watched this, after the disappointing second instalment I was hesitant about the third one. However after listening to Adam Green's podcast with him saying this was the final one in the series that made me a little more hopeful. So tonight I decided to give it ago and tbh I was pretty blown away, thought it got the balance of serious and humour spot on. The first film was really funny and I loved it, bern the first it was able to get away with been overly silly. However the sequel just couldn't get the balance right at all but the third film nailed it. I actually do wonder if Adam Green is better iff as a writer/producer because the third one wasn't directed by him yet was the best of the series. It actually reminded me of Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter in alot of ways, the build up to Crowley's (inevitable) return was held off for a long time after his (first) resurrection (in this film) in the opening.

    Minor complaints for me would be some of the gore FX looked even more fake than the previous two but the kills were still sweet and really brutal. Also I found the end when we see Danielle Harris still breathing a tad strange, although I guess I can't see what else they would have done really.

    Kane Hodder, my my, you will not be replaced as Victor Crowley, you did an unbelievable job yet again, bravo.

    Also I can't believe I'm going to say this but I hope Victor Crowley stays dead, the series finished on a great note and I really don't want to see it tarnished.

    Massive 4 out of 5, best of the trilogy.
     
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    A reseller on Amazon was selling the Blu brand new for $4 - yoink!
     
  5. CPT HOOK

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    Best Buy was selling it for $4.99 a couple weeks ago.

    Same thing happened with Hatchet II, it dropped below $5 very quickly after it was released.
     
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    Yeah, I missed the BestBuy bus - I checked all those types of places online last night and it appears Amazon's $14 is the cheapest now.
     
  7. Natas

    Natas ....on the warm side of the dooooooor

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    Watched this for the first time over the weekend. Blu ray on the projector. I had a blast. I have to watch it another time or two before I start considering it better than the original, but it sure as shit is up with it. Very entertaining, blood splatter all over this, humor was well balanced...... just really couldn't have been happier with it. I'm kicking myself for waiting so long. It's really a difficult task to rip off Jason Voorhees and turn out a badass horror flick. It's been tried time and time again, mostly failing miserably. Victor Crowley on the other hand...... fucking nails it. Jason Vs. Victor sometime in the future? MMmmmmmm......
     
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  8. baggio

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  9. MisterTwister

    MisterTwister The Schlock King

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    I've been a big supporter of this franchise since the first film came out. Some horror fans absolutely hate these films and I don't completely get it.

    They don't try to be anything more than mindless slasher popcorn flicks and that's all they need to be. And I love Green keeps all the kills 100% practical.

    If they decide to do more...awesome. I'll be there. But if they want to keep 3 as the finale I'm alright with that too.
     
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    Danielle Harris kind of brought the sequels down for me. I preferred the original actress in that role. It felt like they changed the character up to suit Danielle more and I just couldn't get behind her as much. Other than that the sequels are still pretty fun with some great kills.
     

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