151 Proof Movies: I Know What You Did Last Summer
The Halloween month is slowly drawing to a close, but this is the first 151 Proof Movie for the month. And what a movie to start off with, I Know What You Did Last Summer, attempted to capitalize on the new and rejuvenated slasher market after the success of the first Scream. The movie has a relatively who’s who of teen stars at the time including Sarah Michelle Gellar (Buffy), Freddie Prinze Jr. (any movie), and Jennifer Love Hewitt (Party of Five) as they deal with the aftermath of an accident the year before.
Most have probably seen/heard about this movie before so I won’t bore you with details. I mean if you want a fun, albeit predictable slasher/teen scream film, check it out.
On the drinking front, I found this movie wasn’t well suited for the rules laid out on the site. It does a lot of horror movie tropes but does it in such a way as to be partial loopholes to the rules. The movie starts off relatively slow with the whole set-up and build for the movie, and really suffers in pacing (as far as drinking goes) when there are only 4 main characters to kill. Most horror movies (I think anyhow) generally offers a wider palette or secondary characters as killer fodder until the climax. Stuff like parties… and well parties really help to up the body count.
The film really picks up in the last 30 minutes or so with the build-up to the climax and the killer finally letting his hair down in a manner of speaking, and if you follow the rules on the site, where the majority of the drinking will take place.
Like I said as a slasher film, it was an enjoyable hour and a half, don’t expect anything special or new. As a drinking movie, it helped in terms of improving the rule set.