Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo

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Frostbiter: Wrath of the Wendigo ★ 1994 (R)

Disappointing Troma entry takes itself a bit too seriously. It wants to be an “Evil Dead on Ice” (we even see a movie poster for same in the flick); the plot involves hunters trapped in the frozen woods of Northern Michigan by the evil spirit “Wendigo.” It's short on original horror and the lafffactor is not up to usual Troma standards (although the killer chili was a nice touch). The only saving grace is the quirky soundtrack, including said chili's theme song by Randall and Allan Lynch, “March of the Undead” by the 3D Invisibles, and “I'm a Hellbilly” by Elvis Hitler. Based on the comic book character of the same name. 90m/C VHS, DVD . Ron Asheton, Lori Baker, Patrick Butler, Devlin Burton; D: Tom Chaney; W: Tom Chaney; C: Tom Chaney.