Director: Rob Zombie
Stars: Sheri Moon Zombie, Meg Foster, Bruce Davison, Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace
Heidi Hawthorne host a radio show with two other guys, so one night she gets a gift, a wooden box containing an album, which she thinks it from a band, The Lords. The next night Francis Matthias, a writer on Salem witch history, is the guest for the night. After Francis pushes his new book, the album that Heidi received is played. Francis hears something familiar on the album. Heidi has a physical negative experience from the album.
Heidi's landlady and her friends have a secret that involves Heidi. The Lords are coming to town and Heidi's radio show has the tickets, but Heidi does not know how involved she will be with the show.
Rob Zombie has made his fifth movie that barely made a squeak. He brought back the late 60's early 70's witch movie. Witches are a genre that most people have forgotten about, and it is probably because of the Harry Potter movies.
The cast for the movie is the usual lost horror actors and just forgotten actors from the past. Of course Sheri Moon, Rob's wife, is the lead. She does a better job in this movie that in the past. She is not all squeaky and annoying. She seems high, but her character is an ex meth head. The lovely Dee Wallace is one of the witches. I've missed her from horror movies. Patricia Quinn is another one of the witches. You know her from playing Magenta in the Rocky Horror Picture Show. Even Bruce Davison plays Francis. I'm a fan of his.
I did not hate the movie, but I did not like it either. It is mostly a visual movie. The storyline is pretty small, but the movie looks great. The satanic references, symbols and images were just overwhelming. It was too much. He could have made the story longer. One thing to notice is most of the scenes that Heidi was in the colors were black and white. Even her apartment had overblown black and white images from classic sci-fi movies.
Heidi's clothing was beyond vintage, but the rest of the movie was modern day, so I never was sure the time period. It takes it was modern, and her character was just the coolest person ever.
Lots of old and fat full frontal naked women in the movie with some other odd sexual images. I am just warning you. The movie is worth watching.
The Lords of Salem (2012) Trailer