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8. Midnight Meat Train -- 67%




When Lionsgate unceremoniously dumped Midnight Meat Train into a very limited theatrical run last summer, horror fans were outraged, and rightly so; the adaptation of a Clive Barker short story was actually Fresh -- so why hide it from the movie-going public? This month, Midnight Meat Train finally makes it to DVD, and those eagerly anticipating the Ryuhei Kitamura-directed slasher can take solace in the fact that they can finally see the tale in a DVD-only unrated cut. Bradley Cooper (He's Just Not That Into You, Wedding Crashers) stars as a shutterbug on the trail of a subway killer (Vinnie Jones); three featurettes accompany the film.



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Comments

Mr. Bo Ziffer

Mr. Bo Ziffer

I don't care how Fresh HSM3 is, I'm still convinced that it's the movie they play in the waiting room for Hell. I'll probably rent Body Of Lies and Quarantine this week. But the real reason I clicked on this is because The Midnight Frickin' Meat Train is on DVD!!!

Contrary to popular belief, this is NOT a porno, but probably the best Clive Barker movie since Hellraiser. I saw it on fearNET a few months ago and loved it! Seriously, this has cult classic written all over it. Vinnie Jones hasn't been this awesome since Snatch. And no, I'm not a studio plant. Just a really psyched fan anxiously awaiting the Director's Cut.

Feb 16 - 04:53 PM

jokerboy1991

jack giroux

I'm getting Choke, Changeling, and How to Lose Friends in the mail from netflix tomorrow. Body of Lies was a big disappointment and is a decent movie, rent it. Midnight Meat Train is worth renting, its entertaining.

Feb 16 - 05:03 PM

tomwaitsjrHAPPYICONOCLAST

Greg Guro

Great Job, Jen. This must have taken a lot of time.

I agree with Arthur G. about HSM3. Yikes. May there be no more of them!


I'm getting Quarantine, Body of Lies, and Changeling from Netflix.

For some reason, Netflix isn't offering Hounddog. Maybe it's one of those Blockbuster "exclusives."

I'm not getting "How to lose Friends. . ." because Kirsten Dunst is in it. After Spiderman, I just can't cope with her . . .

Feb 16 - 05:18 PM

Zaraki

Rick V

$20 says that Disney makes a HSM4: Reunion!!!!!! (pardon the double post)

Feb 16 - 11:09 PM

WallEField

Matt Welch

How is Choke not on this list? It's not one of my favorites of the year, nor do I think it's terrible. But it IS being released this week, so why does it not even get a mention?

Feb 16 - 05:44 PM

Jason C Wilkerson

Jason Wilkerson

What?! No mention of Dead Like Me either! It's only the followup to one of Showtime's past best shows. (Too bad it only lasted for 2 seasons, it was awesome!)

Feb 16 - 06:01 PM

tomwaitsjrHAPPYICONOCLAST

Greg Guro

There are only 10 places.

and Choke was BORING. I'm a fan of Palahniuk, and was horribly dissapointed when I saw Choke on opening day.

Feb 16 - 06:22 PM

collex

Alex D.B.

You know really piss me off about HSM 3? It is that the star of that stupid franchise, Vanessa Hudgens, is 16 and she just bought a 3-million dollars house. A 3 friggin million dollars house at friggin 16!!!

I will never make that money in my whole life, apart from a considerable lucky strike...grrrrrrr. If only she deserved it.

Tomwaits- Hey, I like kirsten Dunst. But red-haired not that ugly blonde she always sports outside of Spidey world

Feb 16 - 07:01 PM

lestatthevampire

Tyler D

Agree with Arthur... man, thank God I clicked on this article. I didn't know Midnight Friggin Meat train was out!!!! You save the day once again, RT!!!

Feb 16 - 07:28 PM

Poor_Frisco

Christian Estabrook

Collex - Hudgens is 20 (born in 1988)
And i'm sure you could find something else you don't like about the film than how the star spends their money.

Feb 16 - 08:43 PM

inactive user

Jared King

"While left-wingers get the political Borat (Bill Maher's "Religulous")"

I'm on the left, and I have no interest in "Religulous". There are two big reason's.

1. Bill Maher is annoying. He has a simple view. He's right, everyone else is wrong. I often agree with him on politics, but he's got no respect for anyone, making him not much different from guys like Bill O'Reilly.

2. Same old, same old. We've seen many a movie that are about how Christians are right wing, homophobic, uptight, well to do Ned Flanders type. And that is mostly true. But, not every Christian is like that. I'm left wing, my church accepts gays, and I'd like to think of myself as a guy who every dude wants to be, and every chick wants to be with. (Yeah, I'm not that great.) I'm waiting for a documentry about both sides of Christianity. And of course, Maher is only going to go to the most radical people of their religion.

Want to see a good documentry about crazy Christians, see "Jesus Camp".

Anyway, "HSM3" looks like torture, to put it mildly, I'd rent "Changeling", "Body of Lies", and "How to Lose Friends". Even though, Jolie looks ghostly white.

I can't begin to express my dissapointment that "Midnight Meat Train" isn't porn. Oh well!

Nice work Jen.

Feb 16 - 08:48 PM

Jason C Wilkerson

Jason Wilkerson

While I don't like Bill Maher, after your post, Ledawg, I actually wanted to see the movie more, which I didn't want to see it at all previously. I think it's because I don't like you more and more with each post of yours I read.

Feb 16 - 11:29 PM

jokerboy1991

jack giroux

Its entertaining, its funny. Its pretty much one sided like Bill Maher generally is, but its funny. Its like a replica of his show- it wont really change your thoughts, its one sided, but its hilarious.

Feb 16 - 11:32 PM

inactive user

Jared King

Piss off.

Feb 17 - 03:10 PM

Zaraki

Rick V

HSM3 can burn in hell! I HATE THAT GARBAGE! Erm, anyways... As much as I laugh at the name (sounds like a porno >_>) I'll take that over HSM3. Hell I'd take a 120 hour American Idle marathon over HSM3... (i hate it that much),

Feb 16 - 11:08 PM

Zaraki

Rick V

$20 says that Disney makes a HSM4: Reunion!!!!!! (pardon the double post)

Feb 16 - 11:09 PM

Jason C Wilkerson

Jason Wilkerson

While I don't like Bill Maher, after your post, Ledawg, I actually wanted to see the movie more, which I didn't want to see it at all previously. I think it's because I don't like you more and more with each post of yours I read.

Feb 16 - 11:29 PM

jokerboy1991

jack giroux

Its entertaining, its funny. Its pretty much one sided like Bill Maher generally is, but its funny. Its like a replica of his show- it wont really change your thoughts, its one sided, but its hilarious.

Feb 16 - 11:32 PM

inactive user

Jared King

Piss off.

Feb 17 - 03:10 PM

jokerboy1991

jack giroux

Its entertaining, its funny. Its pretty much one sided like Bill Maher generally is, but its funny. Its like a replica of his show- it wont really change your thoughts, its one sided, but its hilarious.

Feb 16 - 11:32 PM

blattman

Mike Greenblatt

While I did enjoy Religulous, it did not have enough bite. It just seemed to mild and really didn't uncover anything. I did enjoy the HSM movies mostly for the soundtracks and dancing. There I said it, kill me if you must. I have heard good things about midnight meat train, but will probably wait for it back on cable.

Feb 17 - 12:15 AM

mssk8erboy

First Last

I think i will rent Changeling and Body of lies this week. Not really excited for anything else.

-MIKE

Feb 17 - 07:36 AM

mssk8erboy

First Last

Also, i wanted to add that i thought Choke was hilarious when i saw it in theaters, and i think it's worth watching.

-MIKE

Feb 17 - 07:38 AM

Jason C Wilkerson

Jason Wilkerson

I actually have no intention of seeing Religulous. Some people's religious beliefs are pure and as ingrained in them as the color of their skin, is it right for someone to take that away, like the way people used to take dignity away from those of different ethnicities? Don't we teach to be tolerant of people's cultures? Isn't religious belief sometimes very much a part of someone's culture, shouldn't we be tolerant of that? Just because you have some bad apples in a religious sect (just like you do in the government, police force, military, race, etc.) doesn't mean the religion as a whole is bad, and it should not be attacked as a whole.

Feb 17 - 10:42 AM

Jen Yamato

Jen Yamato

Thanks for reading, guys. Guess working on Prezzies' Day pays off.

Feb 17 - 11:23 AM

vitajex

Mike M

That 'Midnight Meat Train' has been available for free on my Comcast On Demand Service for a couple months. I thought it was softcore porn... Now I might have to check it out.

Feb 17 - 11:30 AM

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