misfit goofball Frank Wilkens (Karl
Benacci) doesn't take anything seriously
and is out of a job with no girlfriend
and he just spent the remainder of his
inheritance on booze.
He's also taunted by his roomate Parker
Stephens (Matthew Wilson) as well as a
nearby resident he calls the Mean Guy
(Christopher Mucci) wherever he goes.
He's broke to top it all off until a
bartender Bob (Robert Muye) offers
him some money to make snuff films for
him in which he will offer him three
So Frank gets his only friend who is
mentally challenged Ralphie Stevens
(Joseph Byrd) to shoot his snuff films in
which he kills his former employer
Dudley (Don Wilson) as well as a few
others who picked on him but then they
are suddenly resurrected and are hungry
for revenge and human flesh in which
Frank must survive this madness that he
got himself into.
I tried so hard to
get into this film and give the filmmaker
credit for making a no budgeter but I had
to tell ya that this movie sucked balls.
It was made on a descent quality camera
with nice takes but the audio sometimes
cut out and the whole storyline and
performances were incredibly poor. It
looked like that someone was trying to
get their friends to make a movie for the
first time with a good camera and having
an experienced crew member film it.
It tried too hard to be funny in almost a
Pee Wee's Greatest Adventure
kind of way with a mean guy taunting the
lead character but using more vulgar and
offensive language but the dark comedy
used in it fell flat big time.
Some good shots surrounding both Frank Wilkens and Dudley while he sets him up
in a gloomy looking storage area while Ralphie Stevens videotapes them which almost
had that Blair Witch type of appeal on
how this was done and leaves an
impression that something bad is going to
happen and when it does it falls flat in
which Frank shoots Dudley looking extremely amateurish.
The gun used in the film was a cap gun
and no loud shooting sounds as you hear
the snap like a toy gun and that's it.
The killings looked totally pretend too.
Also, the zombie's were not convincing
and had cheap make up on them and were
not menacing at all even if they tried
hard to be that way. It was laughable but
not in a good way. Plus there's a scene
where too zombie's toss a football but
this is no Shaun of the Dead
folks. Not even close.
The story doesn't explain on how the dead
come to life again only to see a person
do a voodoo dance but even that looked
like a person just goofing around.
Many amateurish shots on a zombie limping towards someone and trying to attack him in a
washroom as amateurish isn't the word for
this scene it's that awful.
There's a corny discussion between Frank answering his door with a jehovah's witness
talking to him but a nice close up shot
on Frank taking his gun out of
the back of his jeans.
Some good camera shots each side
with Frank pointing his gun
and getting aggreassive towards a mean guy taunting him
along with a good shot on him doing this
and being believably annoying to him
while using a bullhorn. However there's a
moment when Frank shoots him
which of course looked fake but a good
shot on the mean guy falling back into
a kids swimming pool which was a bit
better than most of the death scene's
in this cheap flick.
Bottom line is this movie was a waste of
time and money (If much was out into
this) filmed on a clear camera in which
the crew seemed to have good experience
with the direction on this but that's
all. Not bloody like they tried to make
it out to be. Just avoid this one as it's
not even remembered at all.
The acting is
terrible by all means especially with the
creator of this film who is the star of
it named Karl Benacci (Frank Wilkens) as he is
over the top goofy and you can't take him
seriously at all in which you wonder with
his performance that he's better off
doing a plain comedy like in a Pee
Wee Herman flick. He seems to borrow his dark
comedy off of Edwin Neal from TCM
fame but not being too successful at it. He was terrible with his gun shootings towards the onscreen zombies.
Joseph Byrd (Ralphie Stevens) as his sidekick
videotaping the snuff movies is the worst
actor by any means I almost felt like
puking as he was terribly low on energy
and not getting into character at all in
which he was supposed to be playing a
dweeby mentally challenged type in the
film. It doesn't even show he's mentally
challenged he was that boring. He just
says his lines and that's it. Ho hum.
Don Wilson (Dudley) is a bit better than the
first two but his performance isn't award
winning either. He can have the odd
aggressive attitude which stands out okay
and comes across nicely onto the camera
with his behavior too.
Robert Muye (Bob) is probably the best out
of the whole cast as a slobby redneck
beer guzzling bartender who brings his
part to life in a fair fashion. He comes
across as someone who isn't good to be
around even if he tries to act reasonable
by what he wants from someone. So I have
to give this guy some good credit.
Christopher Mucci (Mean Guy) is seen briefly in
the film but has many scene's as the mean
guy saying nasty words to the lead actor
in which he seems to show a sense of
timing with his comedic attitude even if
he was annoying. But again he was meant
to be that way so he shows some
There's a fake
looking decapitated head a zombie is
holding which looks like a dummy's head
The music was
wasn't there a whole lot but there's some
odd synthesizer music which is easily
forgettable with some techno sounds too.
Most of the music was covered by alot of
metal and house music songtracks. Some of
it good and some not good.