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Unhinged (1982) - Don Gronquist

This was another random draw. #15 on the 31 Movies of Halloween brings us Unhinged, a Video Nasty from 1982. Video Nasties were a selection of horror movies that were deemed too graphic and inappropriate. This feature is particularly violent. The story seems interesting enough. I like road trips, I like Video Nasties. It seemed like a pretty nice fit. 
Three girls, ready for a big music festival in New Orleans, are unfortunately sidelined after a car accident on the way. The girls are taken to a strange mansion in the middle of nowhere, where a weird family offers "shelter". The girls begin dying one by one. They are brutally murdered. They try to survive while a mystery begins to unfold. 

This movie definitely has a creepy vibe. The weirdo synth soundtrack. The masturbating voyeur. This is essentially an updated Old Dark House setting. The people staying as guests have to survive the night as an unknown force is murdering them. However, they get to leave the house. But that u…