Tucker and Dale vs. Violent Coincidences

Charleston City Paper | November 3, 2011
We live in a post-Shaun of the Dead world. Not only can the comedy horror film be done, but it can be done well — and it can make a lot of money. The key is character development. Zombieland worked. Jennifer's Body? Not so much. Written and directed by Eli Craig, Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil sits comfortably somewhere between the two. Set in the utterly terrifying landscape of West Virginia, the hyperbolically named film employs an interesting concept: What if the villains in the typical slasher film weren't really all that bad? What if it was all in the minds of their "victims"?

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