April 28, 2009

Martyrs hits DVD today!

*UPDATE* Don't grab this one at Walmart, as they don't carry the unrated version. If it doesn't say "Unrated" on the front, as in the picture directly below, you're buying/renting an edited version of the movie. Do yourself a favor and go grab a copy of this amazing horror flick, as it hits DVD shelves near you today. $14.99 in the Best Buy ad; you can't beat that price for such a great flick. Martyrs was right up there with Let the Right One In as the best horror movie of 2008, and really shouldn't be missed. Be warned though; Martyrs is a very tough movie to sit through, and may not be for everyone (especially overly sensitive chicks.) All kidding aside, it's genuinely harsh, but it's so fantastic that I think it's worth the dirty and warped after-feeling that it will leave you with.

3 comments :

  1. I did not like this film, I think it was the wrong film for me. I like dumb movies with absurd gore, final girls and invincible killers. Whereas Martyrs is intelligent, scary and horrifying.

    The one bit I did like was the end, when that old lady said





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    that the assistant ought to keep wondering about what is beyond death.

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  2. Yeah, that ending was perfect... "Keep doubting, Etienne." I thought it was brilliant.

    I 100% understand that this movie isn't for everyone, and in fact, it might not be for most people.

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  3. Martyrs isn't for everyone thats for sure. But its not your run of the mill torture porn but a blended milkshale of Argeno-ism and torture-core horror.

    It's spawned something new and the French are the best so far in doing this.

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