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Now Playing at the House of Grind—Machete

The legend of Machete looms large. Though he’s just a man, he’s many things to many people: devil, angel, lover, fighter, avenger, savior to the downtrodden. As dangerous with a weed whacker as with the weapon for which he is named, the former Mexican federale called Machete (Danny Trejo) has come to the U.S. illegally [...]

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Jen and Sylvia Soska—Exciting and terrifying and wonderful

The Canadian filmmaking team Jen and Sylvia Soska are a pair of identical twins who have made one of the most talked about independent movies of the year. The tale of four people with a cool car and truly terrible luck, Dead Hooker in a Trunk is a bloody, brutal and often funny flick that [...]

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A Week of Twisted Twins—Dead Hooker in a Trunk

Over the years, Canada has produced some of the most interesting voices in horror. Bob Clark, David Cronenberg and John Fawcett are just some of the directors to emerge from the Great White North with singular voices and cool films. And with a forceful little flick called Dead Hooker in a Trunk, Vancouver-based filmmakers Jen [...]

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A Week of Twisted Twins—Today, the short films of the Soska sisters

Welcome to a very special week here at Slammed & Damned. In honor of Jen and Sylvia Soska, those kickass Canadian twins responsible for the recent grindhouse film phenomenon known as Dead Hooker in a Trunk, I hereby declare this to be Twisted Twins Week. Over the next few days, we’re going to be taking [...]

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