August 10, 2008 Not to be confused with the Lucio Fulci film "City of the Living Dead" -- which was called "Gates of Hell" during its initial release to VHS in the '80s -- ths new movie is about, yes, the gates of hell, which turn up frequently in horror movies.
The film hails from Australia. Here's the basic storyline: When five filmmakers unknowingly stumble across the heinous truth of the foreboding Von Diebitsch Manor, they find themselves caught in a relentless struggle to survive against a brutal antagonist.
The proucers maintain that this is a hardcore horror movie following the tradition of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Hills Have Eyes. Written an directed by Kelly Dolen, the film stars Michael Piccirilli, Samantha Noble, Christian Clark, Amy Beckwith and Bradley Tomlinson.