The teenager Bill Whitney (Billy Warlock) feels misfit with his parents and his sister Jenny Whitney (Patrice Jennings). When his sister’s boyfriend David Blanchard (Tim Bartell) bugs his family, he shows the disturbing tapes to Bill showing incest and a weird society. When Blanchard dies in a car accident, Bill decides to investigate his family and find a scary truth. —IMDb
Brian Yuzna (born in the Philippines in 1949) is a director, writer and producer of films.
Most of Yuzna’s film work is in the horror genre, though he has also ventured into science fiction. Like his friend and fellow filmmaker Stuart Gordon, Yuzna is a big fan of H. P. Lovecraft and has adapted several Lovecraft stories for the screen.
With Julio Fernández, Yuzna started Fantastic Factory, a label under Barcelona film company Filmax. Yuzna’s goal for Fantastic Factory is produce “modestly budgeted genre (horror, science fiction, fantasy) films for the international market (shot in English language) using genre talent from all around the world and to develop local talent.” He was last working as the producer of the Wehrmacht zombie movie Worst Case Scenario, directed by Richard Raaphorst, which takes place after a fictional World Cup 2006 Finale between Germany and Netherlands where Germany loses and seeks revenge with a zombie invasion, in May 2009 was announced the project… read more
Un horror spietato su come la società "per bene" sia in realtà marcia all'interno. Fantastico tutto il sottesto sociopolitico, le allusioni sessuali e il ritratto spietato di una società in grado di stigmatizzare chi non è intenzionato a seguirne i dettami. La parte finale è eccezionale, con la trasformazione in creatura lovecraftiana della borghesia in una scena di body horror degna di Cronenberg. 3* e 1/2
The last fifteen minutes are so beautifully batshit insane, some of the most lovely and repulsive body horror scenes ever filmed. Gorgeous, gooey flesh. However, the first hour and a bit bogs the whole thing down, just typical 80s horror cheese with dull, made-for-tv aesthetics. All worth it for that ending though. Wow. Genius.
This movie should be required viewing for ALL on Halloween, especially with a group of friends or at a Halloween party/get-together. If you took elements of Cronenberg, mixed it with the psychological… read review