As it's currently written, "The Giving Tree" tells the story of a fraught sadomasochistic relationship between a selfish little boy and a dormant hunk of wood. But wouldn't it be better if the tree fought back? Funny or Die shows us a trailer for the "Giving Tree" horror movie that could have been, if only Eli Roth were more well-read.

Now, make like a tree and murder.

Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.