A Horror Movie Of A Different Sort: “VFW”

The movie industry has never run out of horror content. All throughout the year horror movies are coming out left and right. But there are still certain horror movies that have managed to break the mold and exceed expectations. One of these horror movies that can be considered different and can even be said to be one of its kind is a movie called VFW.

What Is This All About?

This horror movie tells the story of a group of war veterans who found themselves defending their local VFW post when a teenager runs inside with a bag of stolen drugs with a violent gang on her heels. This group of war veterans were then put into a situation wherein they will need to use everything in their disposal to defend themselves and the teenager with them then all the blood and gore then ensues.

What Makes This Movie Different?

If you are asking how this is different from other horror movies with a similar plot then the answer lies within its simplicity. This horror movie did not need complex storytelling in order to deliver bone-chilling scenes. The premise of the movie is very simple but when you add the gore, the movie just instantly becomes a whole another entity.

All throughout the movie the lighting and mood was utilized very well. The lighting stayed blood-red which just adds another layer to the gore. The overall set made the audience feel like they are within the move and that the characters are moving with them. The sound effects are also very effective, to the point wherein your heartbeat might depend on the sound of drums on the screen. The whole team behind the horror movie has ensured that the top talent in the horror industry were in their corner from the artists to the special effects makeup artists. Another good quality of this movie is that you can watch it anytime, it is not seasonal in a sense that even if it is not Halloween you can still watch the movie and enjoy it.

Overall, as a horror movie this movie actually delivered really well. This is a very suitable movie especially for those you are interested in blood and gore. Yes, it might have similar aspects to other horror stories or movies you might have watched but this does not change the fact that this movie offers something different.