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Monday, August 29, 2011

"CAESAR & OTTO'S SUMMER CAMP MASSACRE" Goes Theatrical Sept. 9th, Followed by Oct. DVD Release

If you've been keeping up with our Caesar & Otto coverage--and who hasn't?--you'll be pleased to know that the wacky slasher comedy CAESAR & OTTO'S SUMMER CAMP MASSACRE is finally being distributed by MM Gertz Entertainment and Maxim Media, and is headed for an October 4th DVD release.  Not only that, but starting September 9th the film will get a limited theatrical release as well. 

You can read all about Caesar & Otto's bloody summer-camp hijinks in our review, in which we also cover the previous film that introduced the dysfunctional duo to the world.

The upcoming DVD for SUMMER CAMP MASSACRE will contain as an added bonus the short film CAESAR & OTTO MEET DRACULA'S LAWYER, which we also reviewed here.  Numerous other extras include:

Two director commentaries
Cast and crew commentary
"Behind the Massacre"
"25 Minutes with Joe Estevez"
"60 Second Making Of"
Alternate and deleted scenes
Trailer vault
4 (count 'em 4) Easter eggs
A preview of the upcoming sequel CAESAR & OTTO'S DEADLY X-MAS with Linnea Quigley, Felissa Rose, and Troma's Lloyd Kaufman

And if you check out the review quotes on the back of the DVD box, you just might recognize the name of a certain totally-awesome website!  (Hint: you could be visiting it right now.)

Here's the official press release for the DVD:

The buddy comedy/slasher spoof, "Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre", is set for a September 9th Limited theatrical release through Nocturnal Features, followed by an October 4th DVD release. Director Dave Campfield (Dark Chamber) and Paul Chomicki star as the title halfwit half brothers. They are joined by cult stars, Brinke Stevens, Joe Estevez, CKY lead singer Deron Miller. The movie also stars Felissa Rose in a role that lampoons her performance as a transgender killer in the original "Sleepaway Camp".

"If Harry and Lloyd from 'Dumb and Dumber' happened upon 'Sleepaway Camp,' you'd essentially get 'Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre,' a comedy horror that succeeds in delivering raucous laughs" says Film Threat’s Felix Vasquez Jr. It has been called "funny and unashamed" by Dread Central, and "like Abbott and Costello meets something from the Troma vault" by

This indie comedy received acclaim at the 2009 Fright Night Film Festival, and a best editing award at the same year’s Long Island Film Festival.

The DVD contains over six hours of content, including:

* three commentaries
* several featurettes and
* a bonus short sequel, "Caesar & Otto Meet Dracula’s Lawyer" which features cameos from Lloyd Kaufman, Debbie Rochon, Paul Ehlers (Madman), Desiree Gould (Sleepaway Camp) and Robert Lee Oliver (star of Flesh Eating Mothers).

Director Campfield is currently in post production on "Caesar & Otto’s Deadly Xmas". The feature length sequel send up of the Christmas slasher subgenre features an appearance from Silent Night, Deadly Night ‘s Linnea Quigley.

"Caesar and Otto’s Summer Camp Massacre" is currently available for pre-order at most on-line DVD retailers.
DVD trailer
videos and photo gallery

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