Devil Week rumbles on towards its inevitable conclusion tomorrow, I can tell you it’s been a mixed bag. Starting badly for me with The Devil Inside, reaching mediocrity with the lift-bound Devil and reaching new heights with The House of the Devil yesterday. I hope you guys have been enjoying Devil Week as much as me and Eric! My pick for today is the Devil’s Tower but if that doesn’t float your boat, why not go and see what Eric’s been up to?
Roxanne Pallett (of Emmerdale fame*) plays an 18 year old** who moves into a crappy tower block to get away from her abusive mother. Her sad little flat could be really depressing if it wasn’t for the warm welcome from her neighbours, oh wait, no, her neighbours are THE WORST! Seriously, I’d happily deal with the Devil himself it meant I didn’t have to deal with the ABSOLUTELY AWFUL woman who lives next door. Honestly, I can’t think of anything worse than a shrill, interfering, hyperactive tart who lets herself into my home without warning (or knocking) and bosses me around. GET INTO THE SEA YOU IRRITATING BINT!
Poor little Roxanne then gets burgled by, and then somehow becomes friends with Jay of Jay & Silent Bob fame, and that’s actually kind of lucky because this is the Devil’s Tower. Which for some reason involves some spooky, supernatural goings on, some unexplained deaths and then a horde of zombies. So it’s good that she had a friend to look out for her, huh?
This super low budget little film has an adorable lead, noisy next-door sex, dialogue like this: ‘Get yourself a fuckin’ Lambrini’, a zombie with an erection, an inexplicable American and zombie nipples.
Score: 7 pitchforks out of 10
*That’s a long-running English soap opera about farmers.
**She was 31 when this was filmed.
Tune in tomorrow for the final instalment of the first ever Devil Week with The IPC and Filmnerd.
Not satisfied? Can’t wait? Want more devil now? You’re in luck… why not go and see what devilish business is going on over at Eric’s place?