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NYC Horror Ff 09: Review of Maidenhead

Year: 2009

Directors: James Spanos

Writers: James Spanos

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Trailer: link

Review by: Bob Doto

Rating: 5 out of 10

I had high hopes for Jim Spanos’ Maidenhead. The trailer was great. The poster was eerily quaint. The lead, Martin, (played by Aj Bowen) was in The Signal, a film that gets a lot of good press around here. I thought this was going to be a done deal, since, to me everything about Maidenhead is amazing, wonderful, and engaging. Everything, that is, except for the film itself.

Maidenhead is a mopey lounge music backed tale of a sorry daddy’s boy who drains pints of blood from conked out virgins in order to satiate the cravings of his bed-ridden vampiric father. Sound’s crazy, right? Sure, but in the end this wacky wild zany storyline isn’t enough to keep the film from being straight up boring. I mean, like, I-was-falling-asleep boring.

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