Hostel 

2005

Writer/director Eli Roth ("Cabin Fever") is the grimly gleeful face of the America's horror resurgence "? weaned on stomach-churningly graphic Asian imports and unafraid to revel in spilt blood, Roth's slight filmography to date marks him as a talent adept at synthesizing the visceral brutality of the Eighties and the modern, sleekly terrifying works of gore-teurs like Takashi Miike and the Pang brothers.
 
"Hostel," while loudly trumpeted as being "presented by Quentin Tarantino," couldn't be further afield from the kinetic pop culture pastiches of "Kill Bill" and "Pulp Fiction" "? Roth begins by farcically sending up boorish American clich

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