In the years since its release, music video director Joseph Kahn’s last film Torque has become a cult hit — renown for its (hopefully tounge-in-cheek) awfulness. This year Kahn will release his follow-up film Detention, a high school set slasher film with a sci-fi twist. The movie stars Josh Hutcherson and Dane Cook and is described as Back to the Future meets Scream.
The movie has gained a lot of buzz during its filming and now, in the weeks before the movie premieres at the South by Southwest film festival, there is a trailer:
There certainly seems to be a lot going on in the film and the film certainly seems to have earned much of its pre-release buzz. Inside Pulse will be reporting daily from SXSW so stay tuned for a full review of the film following its release.
Robert Saucedo is an avid movie watcher with seriously poor sleeping habits. The Mikey from Life cereal of film fans, Robert will watch just about anything — good, bad or ugly. He has written about film for newspapers, radio and online for the last 10 years. This has taken a toll on his sanity — of that you can be sure. Follow him on Twitter at @robsaucedo2500.