Triskaidekafiles is a love letter to cheesy cinema from the 80s and 90s, with the occasional dip into other eras.  if you're a fan of MST3K, Elvira, Joe Bob Briggs, or just bad horror movies in general, Trisk is the place for you.

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The Burning (1981)


WRITERS: Original story by Harvey Weinstein, Tony Maylam, Brad Grey
    Screenplay by Peter Lawrence and Bob Weinstein

DIRECTOR: Tony Maylam

STARRING: Brian Matthews as Todd
    Leah Ayres as Michelle
    Brian Backer as Alfie
    Larry Joshua as Glazer
    Jason Alexander as Dave
    Ned Eisenberg as Eddy
    Carrick Glenn as Sally
    Carolyn Houlihan as Karen
    Fisher Stevens as Woodstock
    Lou David as Cropsy

QUICK CUT: Hey, a bunch of kids at summer camp!  What could possibly go wrong?  Look!  A guy with a sharp weapon!

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Maniac (1980)


WRITER: Screenplay by C.A. Rosenberg and Joe Spinell
   Story by Joe Spinell

DIRECTOR: William Lustig

STARRING: Joe Spinell as Frank Zito
   Caroline Munro as Anna D'Antoni
   Gail Lawrence as Rita
   Kelly Pipper as Nurse
   Rita Montone as Hooker
   Tom Savini as Disco Boy
   Hyla Marrow as Disco Girl
   James Brewster as Beach Boy

QUICK CUT: Frank Zito wasn't happy with how Jay carved up Trisk's Thanksgiving turkey, so decided to swing by and show him how a slasher movie should be done.

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