Slices (2008)

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  • IMDb page: Slices (2008)
  • Rate: 3.5/10 total 189 votes 
  • Genre: Horror | Sci-Fi
  • Runtime: 108 min
  • Filming Location: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Budget: $50,000(estimated)
  • Stars: Matthew Olivo, Trent Haaga and Julie Anne
  • Original Music By: Fabrizio Castania (segment "Turnout") David Paul Dorn (segment "Dead Letters") Matthew Olivo (segment "The Exterminator") Carlos Vivas (segment composer)  

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Bret Culpepper  additional dialogue (segment "The Range")
  • Lenny Lenox  segment "Turnout"
  • Neil McCurry  segment "Night Screams"
  • Matthew Olivo  wraparound segment
  • Lance Polland  segment "The Range"
  • Steven Richards  segment "Dead Letters"
  • Vito Trabucco  segment "The Exterminator"
  • Vito Trabucco  wraparound segment

Known Trivia

  • In the segment “The Range” Col. Cain, Billy, Skillet Bob and Isabelle run down the hill into camp. This comes directly from a scene in The Wizard of Oz when the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Lion and Dorothy are walking along the Yellow brick road.
  • In the segment “The Range” three cowboys sit around a campfire drinking coffee and farting. This comes directly from a scene in Blazing Saddles.
  • In the segment “The Range” Native American actor ‘Nick Swan’ plays “Chata The Brave”. This comes from the 1966 movie _Duel at Diablo (1966)
  • The segment “The Exterminator” was shot right across the street from the filming of Transformers.
  • There is a hidden nude shower scene after the credits roll.
  • Actor _Chuck Williams (I)_ gained over 25 pounds and shaved his head on camera for his roll as The Boss in the segment “The Exterminator.”

Plot: Both an homage and a new look to the old style anthology films. Five different films, five different styles.  »

Story: Both an homage and a new look to the old style anthology films. Five different films, five different styles.

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Synopsis: SLICES is a Anthology horror movie in the vein of such films as THE TWILIGHT ZONE or the CREEPSHOW series five different stories, five different styles with a wrap around that ties all of them together. The cast includes Trent (GIMME SKELTER) Haaga, Chuck (BUBBA HO-TEP) Williams, David C. (MACHINED) Hayes and Death Metal Hall of Famer Matt Olivo of Repulsion; the makeup FX were created by Rich Knight (The Omen, X-Men: The Last Stand) and Larry S. Carr (Friday the 13th) and Al Cortez. [D-Man2010]

In this horror anthology, five filmmakers offer a quintet of terrifying tales: torture-driven short "The Exterminator;" zombie-infused Western "The Range;" hiking-trip-gone-grossly-wrong trek "Turnout;" female-vampire thriller "Night Scream;" and reanimation romance "Dead Letters." [D-Man2010]

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Produced By:

  • Bret Culpepper known as associate producer (segment "The Range")
  • Lenny Lenox known as producer
  • Neil McCurry known as producer
  • Matthew Olivo known as producer (segment "Wraparound")
  • Lance Polland known as producer
  • Steven Richards known as producer
  • Vito Trabucco known as producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Matthew Olivo known as Insomniac
  • Trent Haaga known as Professor Lucius Phibes
  • Julie Anne known as Wendy (segment "Night Scream")
  • Kevin Bangos known as The Assistant (segment "The Exterminator")
  • Elias Cecil known as Jack (segment "Turnout")
  • Bret Culpepper known as Thadeus Cain (segment "The Range")
  • Vincent E. Culpepper known as Deputy Rhoads (segment "The Range")
  • Kelly De Sarla known as Isabelle (segment "The Range")
  • Devorah Lynne Dishington known as Ethyl Freemont (segment "Dead Letters")
  • Dave Ferguson known as Sheriff Billings (segment "The Range")
  • Sebastian Gonzales known as The Exterminator (segment "The Exterminator")
  • David C. Hayes known as Skillett Bob (segment "The Range")
  • Rich Knight known as Billy (segment "The Range")
  • Lenny Lenox known as Pizza Man
  • Kristen Licata known as Stacey
  • Dan Lookabill known as Ash Freemont (segment "Dead Letters")
  • Aaron Manning known as Joey (segment "Night Scream")
  • Corey Marshall known as Charles (segment "The Range")
  • Chani Nicholas known as Diane (segment "Turnout")
  • Natalee Phillips known as Sandra (segment "Night Scream")
  • Steven Richards known as Jeffery Treadwell (segment "Turnout")
  • Nick Swan known as Chata The Brave (segment "The Range")
  • Chuck Williams known as The Boss (segment "The Exterminator")
  • Emilee Wilson known as M.J. (segment "Turnout")
  • Tyler Wolfe known as Tyler Moore (segment "Dead Letters")
  • Jayson Young known as Constable McPheeny (segment "The Range")

..{tab=Supporting Department}Makeup Department:

  • Justine Baker known as assistant special effects makeup intern
  • Al Cortez known as special makeup effects artist (segment "The Exterminator")
  • John Hart known as assistant special effects makeup artist (segment "The Range")
  • Gerardo Iribe known as assistant special effects makeup artist (segment "The Range")
  • Rich Knight known as key special effects makeup artist (segment "The Range")
  • Robert Wesley Knight known as assistant special effects makeup artist (segment "The Range")
  • Nina Markert known as assistant special effects makeup artist (segment "The Range")
  • Mindy Shaeffer known as makeup artist (segments "Dead Letters" and "Turnout")

Art Department:

  • Vincent E. Culpepper known as property master (segment "The Range")

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Production Companies:

  • Other Side Cinema
  • Zen Weasel Films
  • McCurry Films
  • Polland Pictures

Distributors:

  • Brain Damage Films (2009) (USA) (DVD)
  • Maxim Media International (2009) (worldwide) (all media)

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Special Effects:

  • Creatures By Knight Studios

Release Date:

  • USA 25 January 2008 (Tromadance Film Festival)
  • USA 4 August 2009 (DVD premiere)

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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