A photographer stumbles upon the subway to Hell while trying to capture the dark heart of the city on film. He discovers that it harbors a passenger that mercilessly slaughters its riders on the late train, and begins following the killer in order to get that perfect shot... MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN is a welcome surprise which is sure to shock even hardened Horror fans with its brutal violence and explicit gore. While MMT receives its harshest criticisms based on its heavy reliance on computerized effects, the stylized gore is superbly handled, with every blood spatter strictly planned in advance for maximum effect. Kitamura brings a fresh, modern shooting style that is clean, unique, and highly energetic. Actor Vinnie Jones' chilling performance as the silent butcher Mahogany makes for one of the most memorable Slashers in recent film. The way he subtly beckons Leon to follow him and participate in his sinister calling gives his character a depth and personality without the benefit of speech. The utilization of a cool color palette gives the entire film the look and feel of a meat locker: both cold and sterile. MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN goes far beyond the confines of a standard Slasher entry, and delivers something wholly original and deathly terrifying!
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