Tagline: What’s eating you?
Synopsis: “A brother and sister driving home through isolated countryside for spring break encounter a flesh-eating creature which is in the midst of its ritualistic eating spree.” source
The first time I watched JEEPERS CREEPERS was late summer 2001, in Kentucky, at a drive-in surrounded by woods. I still can’t believe I convinced my sister to go with me – she is NOT into horror movies – but she seemed to enjoy herself. Personally, I think seeing horror movies at the drive-in adds that little something extra to the experience. As for the movie itself, The Creeper was a refreshing reminder of how scary a good movie monster could be. It felt like a real legend or myth come to life, and that was both frightening and fun. Even if the whole movie hinged on Trish and Darry making the incredibly stupid choice to stop at the church…
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I loved this when it came out! I told everyone to go see it. My aunt and I dragged my dad to see it. It was definitely a unique story, and the first part of it was terrifying, and that ending. Whew. Yeah, if people made smart choices in horror films, there wouldn’t be any horror films. lol
Here’s my post: https://castlemacabre.blogspot.com/2019/10/30-day-horror-movie-challenge-your_5.html
I think that’s why, when people *do* make smart choices in a horror movie (and die anyway), it’s freaking terrifying.