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    TIFF 2013: ‘The Green Inferno’ proves Eli Roth needs some new blood in his ideas and executions

    The Toronto International Film Festival went primitive this week by hosting the world premiere of Eli Roth’s bloody ode to the cannibal exploitation movies of yore, with his misleadingly titled fourth film The Green Inferno. The notoriously lurid and savage films of the 1970s evidently served as Roth’s primary inspiration for his latest playful excavation into the squealing recess of the human body, the elder of which is the infamous Cannibal Holocaust, whose naïve-innocents-abroad plot has been seized and given a contemporary twist here, although the title has been speared from an alternate moniker of 1988’s Natura Contro. More