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House of 1000 Corpses (2003) - Rob Zombie

House of 1000 Corpses pays homage where homage is due. I have learned to expect that kind of thing from Rob Zombie. He really gives it up to the filth films that came out in the late seventies and early eighties. This movie has that "Grindhouse" style to it; film burns, harsh cuts, over exposed scenes. Just to name a few of the features in this movie. That and intense, brutal, gore. Characters are mutilated and dispatched in the some of the most extreme ways. Its pretty cool.

This movie is littered with references and tributes from the obvious to the more obscure. Rob Zombie really does a great job of that and he does it with copious amounts of schlock. To say that House of 1000 Corpses isn't a cheesy movie would be a lie. A lot of the scenes are predictable and the acting, although perhaps it is purposeful, is not the best. At least not from our unknowing and unsuspecting heroes. Aside from Sherri Moon Zombie, the villains and minor characters were all very good, horde…