THANKSGIVING – Review by Maitland McDonagh

Let’s go to the trailer for Thanksgiving, a slasher movie in the grand tradition of Halloween, Christmas, Mother’s Day et al., which use take holiday traditions and color them blood red. After mock-promising us back in 2007 that “white meat … dark meat … all will be carved,” Thanksgiving–is set in Plymouth, Massachusetts, because of course it is–serves up just that. It’s sleekly efficient and delivers both some solid suspense sequences and one of the more imaginatively grotesque images I’ve seen in a lifetime of watching horror movies–one of which is in the set of promotional images that are already all over the web.

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