The Impaler (2014)

The Impaler is a co-production between Full Moon Films and Afflatus Productions.

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Searching for Dracula, Seven high-school friends begin their Euro-trip at the actual castle of Vlad the Impaler where he supposedly sold his soul to the Devil over 500 years earlier, but the decrepit castle’s past envelopes them in a bloody ritual.

Steve Snyder – Producer / Cinematographer
Been involved in many films in front of and behind the camera. Steve Snyder’s IMDB link

Derek Hockenbrough– Producer / Director
Derek is a graduate from Pepperdine’s Film and TV program and bring’s an amazing creative eye to every project. Derek Hockenbrough’s’s IMDB link

Press Release and Articles

She Scribes | The Impaler


Overall I was pleased with the film. I was very surprised by the ending. I thought it might be a bit predictable, but it wasn’t.

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Dracula: The Impaler

Starting out as a typical teen slasher, if a very atmospheric one with great sets/locations, The Impaler gains in depth the longer it runs, playing a very original variation on the Dracula-theme by highlighting the Satanist rather than the vampiric aspects of the story. Now add to that plenty of suspense, shocks and violence and a general sense of creepiness, and you’ve got yourself a pretty good genre movie.

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Taliesin meets the Vampires | The Impaler

Taliesin meets the Vampires

The film itself is a variant of Ten Little Indians but it uses the seven deadly sins as a template. I actually thought it had a definite style about it, especially around the use of the veiled Elisabeta. The acting was at a level needed and the fact that most of the friends came across as self-absorbed fit into the storyline well. The castle setting was nicely atmospheric.

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Canada Horror Movies | The Impaler

First Official Poster & Trailer for The Impaler

For you guys right now we have some more indie madness to fill out your day, and this one features none other than Vlad the Impaler! Yep, get your teeth sunk into this sucker. Below we have scored the first official poster and trailer for Derek Hockenbrough’s The Impaler.

At this time we have no word on a release date unfortunately, but it appears they’re eyeing up a Halloween release this year, so keep those eyes peeled.

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