Dead End Drive-In

December 24, 2011 at 5:39 am (9 Heads, Dead End Drive-In) (, , , , , )

Dead End Drive-In – 1986 – Australia

Dead End Drive-In is an Australian flick directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith (Leprechaun 3, Leprechaun 4: In Space, BMX Bandits). Dead End Drive-In thematically recalls Trenchard-Smith’s earlier Escape 2000 (1982)—from Michael Weldon’s Psychotronic Video Guide, “Australian critics chose [Escape 2000] as the worst movie ever made in their country.” Despite Trenchard-Smith’s dubious credentials, Dead End Drive-In is grippingly surreal; channeling Mad Max (1979), Escape from New York (1981), and Liquid Sky (1982).

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