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Film / Pitchfork

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Every generation has its monster.

Pitchfork is a Slasher Movie by Glenn Douglas Packard.

Hunter Killian (Brian Raetz) is on a road trip to Michigan with his seven friends when they decide to stop by Hunter's family's home for a barn dance that night. Hunter's family is willing to oblige them (though Hunter's dad is somewhat reluctant), and good times ensue.

Well, they ensue at first anyway. However, what they don't know is that there's some psychopath in the area in an animal skin mask and a really rusted pitchfork for a hand who's going around killing everyone that he can. And before long, everyone's trying to escape him.

The movie was released at the Hot Springs Horror Film Festival on September the 23rd, 2016.

Pitchfork contains examples of:

  • Damsel in Distress: Jenny gets kidnapped by the killer early in the movie. Thankfully, she gets rescued before the killer can hurt her.
  • Duct Tape for Everything: The Holisters use duct tape to tie up Hunter's hands and gag his mouth in their basement.
  • Dwindling Party: The film starts with Hunter, his eight friends, his sister Jenny, and his parents. By the end, that number has been whittled down to Hunter, Lenox, Jenny, and Ben Holister.
  • Fingore: Jenny blows Mr. Holister's fingers off before he can put a bullet in Hunter's head.
  • One-Word Title: Well, the movie IS called Pitchfork.
  • The Reveal: The killer is Ben Holister, the son of Hunter's family's psychotic neighbours.
  • Villainous Incest: Implied when Ben's mom stuffs her hands down the front of her son's pants.
  • Walking Shirtless Scene: A rather non-erotic example in the killer, who only wears an animal skin mask, dirty torn brown pants, and equally brown shoes.
  • Weapon Title: Pitchfork, naturally.