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Chastity Bites is a 2013 comedy-horror film written by Lotti Pharriss Knowles and directed by John V. Knowles.

Chastity Bites
Chastity Bites.jpg
Directed byJohn V. Knowles
Produced byLotti Pharriss Knowles
Written byLotti Pharriss Knowles
StarringAllison Scagliotti
Francia Raisa
Eddy Rioseco
Greer Grammer
Amy Okuda
Louise Griffiths
Music byVoodoo Highway
CinematographyJustin Thomas Ostensen
Edited byPhillip J. Bartell
Production
company
Weirdsmobile Productions
Distributed byGrand Entertainment Group
Gravitas Ventures
Release date
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

PlotEdit

A feminist blogger and reporter for a school newspaper tries to stop Countess Elizabeth Báthory, who poses as an abstinence counselor in a high school, from killing the school's virgins to stay young and beautiful.

CastEdit

Director Stuart Gordon appears in a cameo.

ReleaseEdit

Chastity Bites premiered on June 1, 2013, at the Dances With Films film festival.[1] It was released on video on demand on November 1, 2013,[2] and on DVD on February 11, 2014.[3]

ReceptionEdit

Scott Hallam of Dread Central rated it 2/5 stars and wrote that despite "some fun moments", the film fails to live up to its potential.[4] Patrick Cooper of Bloody Disgusting rated it 3/5 stars and called it "a solid horror-comedy" that comes across as a TV show episode.[5] Elias Savada of Film Threat rated it 3/5 stars and called it a "delightfully cheesy horror comedy".[6] Gordon Sullivan of DVD Verdict called it a feminist film that favors comedy over horror.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Gingold, Michael (May 21, 2013). "Countess Bathory lives in "CHASTITY BITES"! Exclusive poster". Fangoria. Archived from the original on July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  2. ^ Miska, Brad (October 1, 2013). "Elizabeth Bathory Bleeds Students In 'Chastity Bites'". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  3. ^ Barton, Steve (February 11, 2014). "Sink Your Teeth into These Exclusive Chastity Bites Vignettes". Dread Central. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  4. ^ Hallam, Scott (February 24, 2014). "Chastity Bites (DVD)". Dread Central. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  5. ^ Cooper, Patrick (January 22, 2014). "[BD Review] Horror-Comedy 'Chastity Bites' Knows How To Have a Good Time!". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  6. ^ Savada, Elias (June 6, 2013). "Chastity Bites". Film Threat. Retrieved July 17, 2014.
  7. ^ Sullivan, Gordon (March 7, 2014). "Chastity Bites". DVD Verdict. Retrieved July 17, 2014.

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