L.A. Slasher

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L.A. Slasher
L.A. Slasher poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Martin Owen
Produced by Daniel Sollinger
Shree Patel
Jonathan Willis
Abigail Wright
Martin Owen
Jeffrey Wright
Screenplay by Martin Owen
Story by Abigail Wright
Elizabeth Morris
Tim Burke
Starring Mischa Barton
Eric Roberts
Dave Bautista
Drake Bell
Brooke Hogan
Abigail Wright
Elizabeth Morris
Korrina Rico
Tori Black
Frank Collison
Marisa Laurén
Danny Trejo
Andy Dick
Music by Mac Quayle
Cinematography Chase Bowman
Edited by Emanuele Giraldo
Keith Croket
Production
company
JWright Productions
The Ideas Factory
Distributed by Archstone Distribution
Release date
  • June 26, 2015 (2015-06-26)
Running time
85 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,421[1]

L.A. Slasher is a 2015 American horror-comedy film co-written and directed by Martin Owen. The film stars Andy Dick, Drake Bell, Mischa Barton, and Dave Bautista. The film was released on June 26, 2015 in a limited release by Arthur Jones.

Plot[edit]

Incensed by the tabloid culture which celebrates it, the L.A. Slasher publicly abducts a series of reality TV stars, while the media and general public in turn begin to question if society is better off without them.

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Marketing[edit]

A theatrical trailer was released on September 24, 2014.[2] on June 24, 2015, the official theatrical poster was released.[3]

Release[edit]

On February 9, 2015, Archstone Distribution had acquired all North American distribution rights to the film and planned to release the film through AMC Theatres in 2015.[4] The film was released in a limited release on June 26, 2015, with December 1, 2015 DVD and December 8, 2015 VOD releases to follow.[3]

Reception[edit]

The film holds a 0% rating on the review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes; the average rating is 2.5/10 based on five reviews.[5] Camilla Jackson of Fangoria gave it a positive review of 3 out of 4 stars, describing it as a "colorful feast for the eyes."[6] Clayton Dillard of Slant Magazine gave the film one-and-a-half stars out of four stars and wrote, "It [the film] inflates the meta conceit (already borderline overblown) of a pop-obsessed, sex-negative serial killer to excessive but trite proportions."[7] Martin Tsai of the Los Angeles Times called the film "vile" and "worthless", writing that it "actively wishes harm" on the subjects of its criticism.[8]

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