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FANGORIA will host a free screening of the Butcher Brothers’
bizarro flick THE VIOLENT KIND on Monday, May 2 at Los Angeles’ Silent Movie
Theater (611 North Fairfax Avenue;  655-2510).
The show starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be attended by the film’s cast and crew
(names TBA) who will participate in a Q&A after the screening. See below
the jump for more details, pics and the VIOLENT KIND trailer. The movie is a
raucous mashup of horror, sci-fi, biker flicks and rockabilly and comes from
Northern California’s Butcher Brothers (a.k.a. Mitchell Altieri and Phil
Flores), creators of THE HAMILTONS.
Fango’s VIOLENT KIND screening will be a free show; to
obtain tickets, send an e-mail to
In THE VIOLENT KIND, a ruthless pack of motorcycle-riding
maniacs stake their claim in the wilds of Northern California. One of the gang,
young Cody, has just gotten out of jail after taking the fall for another
biker. At a wild, secluded party, Cody’s ex-girlfriend, Michelle (scream queen
Tiffany Shepis), turns up hysterical, drenched in blood…and carrying a dark,
terrifying secret. Then a group of ’50s-era greasers shows up and things really
Reviewing the film, Twitch’s Ryland Aldrich said: “THE
VIOLENT KIND is sexy, bloody, and way out there. In other words, it’s a lot of
fun.” Mel Valentin of efilmcritic.com wrote: “Whatever you might think about
all the genre-shifting and genre-mashing (or is it teeth-gnashing?) in THE VIOLENT
KIND, it’s clear that the Butcher Brothers are risk-takers…On that level, THE
VIOLENT KIND never fails.” And Kristof G. of Montreal’s Fantasia film festival
noted: “The spirit of THE VIOLENT KIND fits perfectly into the grindhouse
THE VIOLENT KIND, which premiered at Sundance, reunites
several cast members from THE HAMILTONS (Cory Knauf, Joe Egender, Joseph
McKelheer, Samuel Child and Mackenzie Firgens) and also features Taylor Cole
(of the Butchers-helmed APRIL FOOL’S DAY remake), NIGHTSTALKER’s Bret Roberts
and PIG HUNT’s Nick Tagas. So mark your calendar for the May 2 LA screening of
THE VIOLENT KIND! See the preview in FANGORIA #303 (on sale this month), and
watch this space for more pics and interviews from the film. See you at the show!
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