Death Drop Gorgeous (2020)

“Best enjoyed with a drink in hand and a smear of lipstick across your face” -The AV Club

  • BEST FEATURE -BULL CITY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (2021)

  • AUDIENCE FAVORITE -SALEM HORROR FESTIVAL (2020)

  • BEST FEATURE -SC UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL (2020)

  • AUDIENCE FAVORITE -WICKED QUEER (2020)

  • BEST SCREENPLAY -HOUSTON HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (2020)

  • BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR -HOUSTON HORROR FILM FESTIVAL (2020)

Gore and glitter fill the streets of Providence, RI as young gay men from a local drag club are stalked and lured on dating app POUNDR. The victims are promised sex only to be gruesomely slaughtered by a deranged maniac.

 

When bodies begin turning up completely drained of blood, sleazy club owner, tony two fingers, and crooked detectives, barry and O'Hara, team up to get to the bottom of these murders to save his business.  

 

The investigation sets its sights on a recent club rehire, Dwayne. While local drag queens, Gloria hole and Janet fitness, battle for the stage and limelight.

 

“Indie queer cinema is not dead”

-LGBTQ Nation

 

“An immediate queer horror classic” -The Queer Review

 

“Brilliantly written, beautifully shot, and boldly acted”
-Instinct Magazine

DIRECTORS 
BRANDON PERRAS-SANCHEZ, MICHAEL AHERN, CHRISTOPHER DALPE

 

PRODUCERS 
VICTORIA DALPE, PHILIP GELATT

 

STORY

BRANDON PERRAS-SANCHEZ, MICHAEL AHERN, CHRISTOPHER DALPE

 

STARRING

WAYNE GONSALVES, MICHAEL MCADAMS, NINNY NOTHIN, MATHEW PIDGE     

 

SOUND

TIMOTHY FIFE, DEVON HUNT, ROMAN CHIMIENTI    

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

BRANDON PERRAS-SANCHEZ    

 

EDITORS

RYAN MILLER, TYLER JENSEN, ROMAN CHIMIENTI

 

PRODUCTION COMPANIES 
MONSTER MAKEUP PRODUCTIONS    

 

RELEASE DATE
SEPTEMBER 4, 2020 (UNITED STATES)

 

RUNNING TIME
1 HR 44 MINS

 

COUNTRY
UNITED STATES

 

LANGUAGE 
ENGLISH

 

BUDGET    
$20,000

PRESS

REVIEW: AV CLUB (2020) “BEST ENJOYED WITH A DRINK IN HAND AND A SMEAR OF LIPSTICK ACROSS YOUR FACE”

 

REVIEW: LBTQ NATION (2020) “INDIE QUEER CINEMA IS NOT DEAD”

 

THE QUEER REVIEW (2020) “AN IMMEDIATE QUEER HORROR CLASSIC”

 

INSTINCT MAGAZINE (2020) BRILLIANTLY WRITTEN, BEAUTIFULLY SHOT, AND BOLDLY ACTED”

 

REVIEW: BOSTON SPIRIT (2020) “YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS UNABASHEDLY QUEER SLASHER FLICK”

 

REVIEW: THE REVIEWING RODDERS (2020) “AT IT’S IT’S HEART, THIS IS A GLEEFULLY FUN SLASHER THAT’S SET TO A KILLER SOUNDTRACK. A FEATURE WHERE BARBED INSULTS ARE THROWN AT ONE ANOTHER, AND JUST AS SHARP AS THE MURDEROUS WEAPONS

 

REVIEW: GROOVIE MOVIE REVIEWS (2020) “A SPLATTER-FEST AMONGST THE BACKDROP OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY IN PROVIDENCE”

REVIEW: MOTIF MAGAZINE  (2020) “JOHN WATERS-STYLE IRREVERENCE AND GIALLO PSYCHEDELIA SPRINKLED WITH UNFORGETTABLE DRAG QUEENS, THEN THIS IS A RIDE YOU’LL WANT TO GET ON.”

 

REVIEW: DIABIOLIQUE MAGAZINE (2020):“PUNK ROCK ENERGY, LOW-BUDGET GIALLO ELEGANCE, AND DEVILISH HUMOR WRAPPED UP IN A PACKAGE OF CINEMATIC EXCELLENCE”

 

REVIEW: LAW & ORDER (2020)

 

REVIEW: THE DIG BOSTON (2020)“THIS SCRAPPY HORROR FILM OFFERS THOUGHTFUL CRITIQUE ALONGSIDE ITS LOW BUDGET GORE, REFLECTING ON THE RACISM AND AGEISM WITHIN THE GAY COMMUNITY. HARDLY JUST MORALIZING, THOUGH, DEATH DROP GORGEOUS HAS ITS CAKE AND EATS IT TOO: THE OVERACTED DRAMATICS, GHOULISH KILLS, AND RIDICULOUS PLOT TWISTS ARE ALL IN THE SPIRIT OF FUN, AND CELEBRATE THE PROVIDENCE GAY SCENE THROUGH A FUNHOUSE HORROR LENS.”

 

REVIEW: BEARWORLD MAGAZINE, “DEATH DROP GORGEOUS” (2020) “A LOVE LETTER TO SLASHER MOVIES OF THE 80S”

REVIEW: INSTINCT MAGAZINE “REVIEW: DEATH DROP GORGEOUS | HORROR’S A DRAG” (2020)“THE DEATHS IN DEATH DROP ARE ABSOLUTELY REVOLTING – AND THERE’S A TON OF THEM. THE QUALITY OF THE GORE IS NOT ONE FOR THE EASILY OFFENDED OR SQUEAMISH. IT’S RAW, MESSY, AND A LOT MORE FUN THAN A ONE-NIGHT STAND.”

REVIEW: HORROR SOCIETY “DEATH DROP GORGEOUS” (2020)“DEATH DROP GORGEOUS IS THE PERFECT COMBINATION OF 80’S SLASHERS – LIKE MANIAC AND THE PROWLER – AND THE OVER-THE-TOP NATURE OF QUEER DRAMAS. THIS IS A MOVIE THAT WAS TRULY BIRTHED, PRODUCED AND EXECUTED WITH ITS TARGET AUDIENCE IN MIND. DRUGS, DRAG QUEENS, STRIPPERS, BLOOD SPLATTERS, TORTURE AND SUSPENSE, WHAT ELSE COULD YOU WANT FROM A STORY THAT DELIVERS EXACTLY WHAT IT PROMISES?”

REVIEW: BOYS, BEARS & SCARES (2020)“DEATH DROP GORGEOUS HAS HINTS OF 80S SLASHERS (A MASKED KILLER AND CGI-FREE GORE), GIALLO ELEMENTS (DETECTIVES ON THE CASE AND SCENES DRENCHED IN PINK/PURPLE LIGHTING), AND A 90S CLUB SCENE VIBE (BITCHY DRAG QUEENS PERFORMING THUMPING HOUSE TRACKS). IT’S LIKE RECENT GAY HORROR FLICKS KILLER UNICORN AND KNIFE + HEART WERE PLACED IN A MEAT GRINDER WITH RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE.”

REVIEW: REEL JUDGEMENTS (2020)“EXCLUSIVE REEL JUDGEMENTS SPOILER-FREE REACTION TO OUR PRIVATE SCREENING OF THE SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED SINISTER HORROR GOREFEST DEATH DROP GORGEOUS!”

INTERVIEW: COPULATORS DIE FIRST  EPISODE 53: DEATH DROP GORGEOUS! (SPOOKIES, 1986) (2020)

 

INTERVIEW: SCREAMQUEENZ: WHERE HORROR GETS GAY! (2019)

INTERVIEW: REEL JUDGEMENTS - EPISODE 8 (2019)

 

PRESS: HORROR SOCIETY (2019)“I’M GLAD THAT QUEER FILM-MAKERS ARE STARTING TO RISE THROUGH RANKS AND PRODUCE CONTENT SPECIFICALLY AIMED AT THEIR INTENDED AUDIENCE. WE’VE SEEN THE SAME STORYLINES OVER AND OVER AGAIN, AND NOW I’D LIKE TO SEE THEM COVERED IN LATEX, GLITTER AND FAKE EYELASHES.”

 

PRESS: BEARDED GENTLEMEN’S MUSIC (2017)

 

PRESS GO LOCAL PRO (2016)

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