Butcher Boys

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Shock Interview: A Chat With Butcher Boys Writer Kim Henkel
Butcher Boys marks the return of one of modern horror’s founding but silent fathers. Kim Henkel, the co-writer and co-producer of the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre continued on to produce the sequels until all but stepping away after 1994’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation. While teaching screenwriting at Rice University, he decided to collaborate with two former students, Duane Graves and Justin Meeks.  That collaboration led to one of the strangest film in the annals of American cinematography…Butcher Boys. Shock got a chance to speak with Kim Henkel about his return and what the film has to offer.
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Review: Butcher Boys
What came first…the chicken or the egg? The eternal question is not really a question at all. It depends on your own point of view. What you have as your foundation dictates the answer. With that in mind, what dictates that a scene or action is a trademark as opposed to being an homage (or a rip off for that matter)? It depends on our point of view. This thought process comes heavily into play for the viewer when watching Butcher Boys aka Bone Boys, Kim Henkel’s most accomplished work to date, brought to life by directors Justin Meeks and Duane Graves. Animal Rights protesters gather outside a seemingly upscale restaurant. Sissy (Ali Faulkner), Mickey (Phillip Wolfe), Barbie (Tory Tomkins), and Kenny (Matt Henserling) are out celebrating Kenny’s birthday. While at a convenience store, they end up getting into trouble thanks to the incredibly troublesome Barbie (yes, I’m being nice but she really needs to be “experienced” spoiler free). The kids end up in a car chase with some other young locals that leads them into an all but deserted part of town. A part of town where death lives and breathes, in fact, it may even be a business. As a result of the chase, they end up stranded in this Twilight Zone-eaque world with no escape and even worse, they are being hunted by a group of young guys with no moral compass…and a horrifying addiction.
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Open Wide, It’s the Trailer for Butcher Boys
After the jump, find the trailer for Butcher Boys from director Duane Graves and Justin Meeks and writer Kim Henkel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre).   In the film, a birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring a group of friends face to face with the macabre world of cannibals, the Butcher Boys. The Butcher Boys are international predators who deal in human ­flesh – dead or alive. Phase 4 releases the film on September 6th.
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Watch An Exclusive Clip from Butcher Boys
Phase 4 Films recently acquired Butcher Boys (formerly known as Bone Boys) for a September 6th release and we’ve landed an exclusive clip to share with you.   Duane Graves and Justin Meeks direct from a script by Kim Henkel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) who dishes another grisly tale of cannabalism.   In the film, a birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring a group of friends face to face with the macabre world of cannibals, the Butcher Boys. The Butcher Boys are international predators who deal in human ­flesh – dead or alive.
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Phase 4 Takes On the Butcher Boys
Phase 4 Films has announced it is releasing Butcher Boys on DVD September 6th.  Duane Graves and Justin Meeks direct from a script by Kim Henkel (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre).  In the film, a birthday celebration at an upscale restaurant sets in motion events that bring a group of friends face to face with the macabre world of cannibals, the Butcher Boys. The Butcher Boys are international predators who deal in human ­flesh – dead or alive.  Head inside for a look at the cover art.
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