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Totally Killer: A Killer Blast from the '80s Past! - Review

When the infamous "Sweet Sixteen Killer" returns 35 years after his first murder spree to claim another victim, 17-year-old Jamie accidentally travels back in time to 1987, determined to stop the killer before he can start.



Hey there, movie enthusiasts! If you're in the mood for a totally tubular cinematic experience that'll make you giggle, cringe, and question the space-time continuum, Amazon Prime's latest offering, "Totally Killer," should be your next watch. Not convinced yet? Well, let me break it down for you in a way only an '80s-obsessed time-traveling teenager could. Buckle up, Marty McFly, 'cause we're about to dive into the wild world of "Totally Killer"!


Now, let's get to the meat and potatoes of this far-out flick. Imagine the infamous "Sweet Sixteen Killer" making a comeback after 35 years, ready to wreck havoc once more. That's when our spunky 17-year-old protagonist, Jamie, accidentally stumbles upon a time-traveling adventure straight out of Doc Brown's DeLorean. Jamie's got one gnarly goal: stopping the killer before he can even start.


Back to the Future Vibes: The '80s nostalgia is dialed up to eleven, folks! You'll find yourself drowning in references to all things pop culture and iconic movies from the era. It's like an '80s-themed treasure hunt that'll have you playing "spot the Easter egg."


Silly Humor Galore: "Totally Killer" doesn't take itself too seriously. In fact, it pokes fun at itself whenever it can. Expect tongue-in-cheek humor, outrageous situations, and moments that'll leave you wondering, "Did they really just do that?"


Back to the Future Meets Scream: If "Back to the Future" and "Scream" had a love child, "Totally Killer" would be it. The time-traveling, high school drama, and slasher elements blend together seamlessly. You'll laugh, you'll scream, and you'll maybe even cringe a little (in the best way possible).


Now, here's the lowdown on what left me scratching my head like a DJ looking for the perfect vinyl record. There's a bit of "woke nonsense" squeezed into the humor. It's like they ordered a slice of '80s nostalgia with a side of political correctness, and the flavors don't exactly mesh. Sure, it's nice to be progressive, but it should blend smoother than a milkshake in a malt shop.


🎥 Movie Buff Trivia 🍿

You didn't think I'd leave you without some bonus tidbits, did you? "Totally Killer" is like a '80s trivia quiz on steroids.


Jamie's mission mirrors Marty McFly's from "Back to the Future," but with a twist. Marty tried to get his future parents together, while Jamie attempts to keep her parents apart. Time travel really messes with family dynamics, doesn't it?


The Hughes family name is an homage to the legendary John Hughes, the genius behind '80s classics like "The Breakfast Club." And don't get me started on Pam's obsession with Molly Ringwald, who was the queen bee of '80s teen movies.


Pam and her snobby friends go all out dressing up as Molly Ringwald's iconic characters, calling themselves the Mollys. It's a nod to the dark comedy "Heathers," and it's a hoot to watch these teens try to channel the essence of the legendary Molly.


📽️ The Verdict: 6.9/10 🎬


So, there you have it, my fellow movie buffs! "Totally Killer" is a blast from the '80s past with plenty of laughs, references, and time-traveling mayhem. If you can look past the occasional woke-ish moments, it's a fun ride down memory lane. With a rating of 6.9/10, it's not perfect, but it's perfectly nostalgic.


Now, let's keep the conversation going! Check out "Totally Killer" on Amazon Prime, and hit me up with your thoughts on this delightful '80s rollercoaster.



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