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[VFF ’16] The Girl in the Photographs, A Time Capsule to a Lost Sub-Genre, A Review

10 Feb

By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)

The-Girl-in-the-PhotographsVictoria Film Festival 2016
Fri, Feb 12th 8:45pm
The Vic Theatre
808 Douglas St,
Victoria, BC

The movie The Girl in the Photographs fondly recalls films like Halloween in it’s no holds barred approach to possibly reigniting the slasher genre. This detail makes this film worth noting. It’s directed by Nick Simon, a relative newcomer to the scene and it was the last movie that Wes Craven (Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street) had his hands on as an executive producer. Most of his films have a trademark style to them and while it’s sad he’s passed on, the lessons Simon learned will most likely carry on in the next project he works on within the horror film genre.

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