Delta Delta Die! (2003 - V)  from Johnny Web (Uncle Scoopy; Greg Wroblewski) and Tuna

Scoop's notes in white:

This is the third straight-to-vid from director Devin Hamilton in just a few months. The first two (Birth Rite and Bleed, each rated a dismal 2.9 at IMDb) never really seemed to strike the right balance between the elements that Grade B film lovers enjoy, and they made the mistake of taking themselves seriously, which is the one truly fatal error in the B world. After all, it's OK to make movies which are unappealing to mass audiences, as long as they deliver the goods to the target audience.

This one is still a B movie, but I think the B movie elements were balanced better in this film.


Julie Strain: breasts in the film, everything in the supplementary material.

Katie Adams and Rachel Myers: breasts and buns, and a very brief flash of pubes.

Tiffiany Shepis: breasts, and buns in a thong.

1. It's not a serious attempt at a thriller or a horror movie, like the previous two Hamilton efforts, but a high camp horror/splatter/comedy. Julie Strain plays the house mother of a sorority which manages to be financially self-sustaining. They do this by luring guys into their house, killing them, and cooking their flesh into meat pies which are sold at bake sales. The ol' Sweeney Todd gag. Appropriately enough, the sorority is Delta Delta "Pi".

2. There's plenty of nudity. Four women show their breasts, and three of those (all but Shepis) show at least a quick flash of their ... um (There is also full-frontal male nudity). Julie Strain shows even more in the DVD special features in which she bathes and showers while the camera examines her thoroughly.  Big Jewel is now over 40, but she is in top condition, and is a real professional when it comes to this type of material. She absolutely assures that you will get the nudity you seek. My only disappointment with the film is that I would have liked more nudity from the other women.

3. The gore is just plain silly, which makes it fun. Julie Strain cuts out some guys' vital organs while they are still conscious, then throws them in a blender and drinks the result. As she makes her health drink, she is tossing around the organs and catching them in the blender, behind the back and no-look, ala Tom Cruise in Cocktail. Strain is also shown making sausages out of human flesh, her topless body covered in blood and guts. One woman is shown biting off a guy's schlong, with blood splattering everywhere. You get the idea.

4. One word: catfights.

DVD info from Amazon

  • no widescreen

  • but very hot bonus material.

5. The funniest and strangest element of the film: they chose a girl about 5'4" to play Julie Strain in the flashbacks to her college days. Strain is 6'1" without shoes, and lifts herself to 6'5" or 6'6" with the heels she wears in her dominatrix garb. The girl who played Brinke Stevens in flashbacks was about the same height as the girl who played Strain. Supposedly, the characters had not seen each other since college, but when they meet again, 20 years later, Brinke is not even slightly surprised that her old friend is now about a foot taller than her! (Brinke is 5'4")


Delta Delta Die! (2003) is a direct to vid comedy horror sorority film. Julie Strain is housemother of the Delta Delta Pi sorority famous for their bake sales of meat pies. What isn't well known is that these sorority sisters are using tenderloin of college jock as their source of meat. The fact that we are dealing with sorority sister cannibals tells you pretty much what to expect -- a comedy/spoof/boobfest, and this one does not disappoint.

The real nudity, however, is in the Unrated Special features. They had way too much footage of Julie Strain torturing the college boys, a completely unused bath tub scene, and a completely unused shower scene. Add a bunch of cast auditions, bloopers, deleted scenes and a feature length commentary, and there is a lot on this DVD.

Unfortunately, many of you will have trouble seeing it. A mother thought the Unrated Special Features were too Unrated, complained, and got the DVD pulled from major rental outlets. After hearing the above story, I ordered the DVD from Canada, just to see what bothered her so much. We see good full frontal of Julie in great light, mild masturbation, and hear some four letter words. The nudity is very nice, but still within the normal range of R rated nudity. This woman had no grounds to complain, as the packaging clearly states "Special Features not Rated." The director who related this story is going to hide similar graphic extra features in Easter Eggs as a result of this case.

The feature length commentary team includes Julie, who was absolutely charming, as she has been every time I have heard her out of character. She joked about her implants, admitted that she normally does not work real hard at her acting, figuring that that is not what people expect from her in a film, but that she worked harder on this one because the rest of the cast was so good. Her effort shows, as this was possibly her best performance.

The plot pits her and the rest of the sorority against a sharp male student who figures out what is going on at Delta Delta Pie, and against her former best friend and co-founder of the sorority chapter, Brinke Stevens.

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The meaning of the IMDb score: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence equivalent to about three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, comparable to approximately two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, equivalent to about a two star rating from the critics, or a C- from our system. Films rated below five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film - this score is roughly equivalent to one and a half stars from the critics or a D on our scale. (Possibly even less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. (C+ means it has no crossover appeal, but will be considered excellent by genre fans, while C- indicates that it we found it to be a poor movie although genre addicts find it watchable). D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well. Any film rated C- or better is recommended for fans of that type of film. Any film rated B- or better is recommended for just about anyone. We don't score films below C- that often, because we like movies and we think that most of them have at least a solid niche audience. Now that you know that, you should have serious reservations about any movie below C-.

Based on this description, Scoop says, "This is C-. It is a bad movie, of course, so if you don't understand the joys a bad movie, avoid it. If, like me, you like certain bad movies, this is a pleasurable one: it's campy and exultantly dumb, with plenty of nudity and comical gore." Tuna says, "this is an offbeat offering, but, with all the special features, is a good entertainment value, if this is the sort of thing you find entertaining. C."

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