Thanksgiving Terror: Eli Roth's Twisted Holiday Horror

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In this exclusive FlickDirect interview, Allison Rose sits down with renowned filmmaker Eli Roth to discuss his latest cinematic venture, "Thanksgiving," a film that twists the beloved holiday into a spine-chilling horror spectacle. Roth shares insights into his creative process and the unique blend of horror and dark humor in his work, revealing how "Thanksgiving" stands apart from traditional slasher films with its campy yet terrifying approach.

Delving into the movie's themes, Roth discusses the perverse commercialization of Black Friday and its impact on the holiday spirit, offering a glimpse into the movie's satirical edge. He also touches on incorporating modern technology and social media into the horror genre, providing a contemporary twist to the classic slasher narrative. This interview is a must-watch for horror fans and cinephiles alike, offering a behind-the-scenes look at "Thanksgiving" and Roth's vision for reinventing horror cinema.

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Chapters :
00:00:00 - Making a Horror Movie About Thanksgiving
00:00:35 - Black Friday Commercialization in Horror Films
00:01:06 - Making Horror Movies Fun
00:01:39 - The Dark and Bleak Aesthetic of Hostel 2
00:02:12 - The Highest Compliment in Making a Horror Movie
00:02:42 - The Viral Video Effect
00:03:12 - Incorporating modern technology into a slasher film


After a Black Friday riot ends in tragedy, a mysterious Thanksgiving-inspired killer terrorizes Plymouth, Massachusetts -- the birthplace of the holiday. Picking off residents one by one, what begins as random revenge killings are soon revealed to be part of a larger, sinister holiday plan. Will the town uncover the killer and survive the holidays... or become guests at his twisted holiday dinner table?

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Horror
Running Time: 107 minutes
Distributed By: Columbia Pictures
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