Let’s get this out of the way up front, 'Satan's little Helper' is far from a good movie, in fact it's filled with dodgy acting, some awful music and random, uneven plot developments. Having said all that, what the movie does have is a wonderful childlike sense of delinquency, and most importantly a costume changing killer who has a devilishly sick sense of humour. How can I not love this movie?
Marking the return of cult director Jeff Lieberman, who had previously directed such oddites like 'Blue Sunshine' and the underrated slasher 'Just Before Dawn'. Jeff brings an air of mischief and fun to the proceeding that is sadly missing from modern horror, mixed with molasses black humour. Shot from Dougie's perspective as he travels with his deadly partner, the audience are made to feel like little kids accompanying them on their goofy rampage around the small town. Which involves such nasty deeds as the masked Satan beating the love interest Alex's head off a wall, before sitting his unconscious body next to a sign made out of the bloody remains of a cat he just murdered, 'BOO' indeed. It’s only later when the movie becomes a more traditional 'Stalk and Slash' that it loses it this sense of fun and gets a bit stale.
P.S. the added bonus of 'Viking' star Katheryn Winnick in a revealing Halloween costume is almost worth the price alone!