I wrote about this strange flick a few months back, and here we are again, with more news on the award-winning Monster Brawl. A crowd pleaser at this year’s film fest circuit, Monster Brawl features an all-star cast of classic monsters, beloved horror icons, and wrestling royalty in what is being called “the undisputed smack-down hit of this year’s bumper crop of comedy horror!” The movie is finally coming to viewers all over the US on June 12, 2012 when it’s released on DVD (it’s already available in Canada).
“It’s midnight at the Hillside Necropolis and the stage is set for the first ever Monster Brawl main event! Eight of the world’s most legendary monsters along with their diabolical managers compete in a wrestling tournament deathmatch to determine the most powerful champion of all time. Interviews, pre-fight breakdowns, trash talking, and monster origin segments round out this ultimate fight of the living dead. Monster Brawl is “the undisputed smackdown hit of this year’s bumper crop of comedy horror!” (Twitch Film). This award-winning monster mashup features an ensemble cast of comedy, horror and wrestling icons, including Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall), Art Hindle (The Brood), Lance Henriksen (Aliens), Robert Maillet (Sherlock Holmes), Kevin Nash (The Punisher), Herb Dean (UFC), and Jimmy Hart (WWE).”
BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE:
- Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Jesse Thomas Cook
- Behind the Scenes Featurette
- Tales From the Hart: Jimmy Hart Outtakes
According to a review by Dread Central, “…Monster Brawl isn’t so much a movie as the kind of sporting event you wish really existed. It’s got all the spectacle of wrestling, all the athleticism of boxing, and all the fantasy and special FX of horror movies. It’s a love letter to a Friday night spent watching The Monster Squad, followed by a Saturday morning watching Hulkamania.”
So, Monster Brawl isn’t your average 3-act movie, it’s a violent and bloody sporting event featuring your favorite monsters.
What are your thoughts on Monster Brawl? Anyone here picking up the DVD?
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