A couple having marital problems (the husband can't seem to rise to the occasion) visits Madame Heles, a necromancer, in hopes of ameliorating their boudoir blunders. After an elaborate ... See full summary »
Gunilla, a beautiful young Swedish lesbian, is dumped by her French girlfriend. Heartbroken, she gets on a plane headed to the ski slopes of northern California to console herself. She ... See full summary »
A rising young country/western singer gets a job as the opening act for a a veteran female country star. Soon the young girl is drawing much attention from the audiences and the record companies, and the older star doesn't like it one bit.
Lisa De Leeuw,
Mike loves porn. Unfortunately he is blinded by his addiction to XXX entertainment as it slowly eats away at every aspect of his life. One day a mysterious DVD arrives in the mail and Mike ... See full summary »
Incoming freshmen go through the hazing process at Delta Gamma Nu and that means they need to have sex to be accepted. All well and good but our hero can't cut it until his sister takes him... See full summary »
A porn version of the infamous Ed Wood Jr. Plan 9 From Outer Space cult film. Plan 69 squeezes in UFO's, scream queen bimbos, goofy make-up, and lots of sultry sex to boot! Hilariously ... See full summary »
A couple having marital problems (the husband can't seem to rise to the occasion) visits Madame Heles, a necromancer, in hopes of ameliorating their boudoir blunders. After an elaborate ritual with a skull, Heles' lovely assistant Tanya first takes care of another client, then moves on to the couple, each in their turn. Once she's worked with each of them on a physical level, they are ready to meet the Madame, who will decide how best to help them. Written by
Ed Sutton <email@example.com>
Madame Heles was to have been played by longtime Edward D. Wood Jr. collaborator Vampira (aka Maila Nurmi), who took one look at the script and withdrew herself from the production citing concerns of "professional suicide". See more »
You nearly made me wet my nightgown, old boy. It's new, too.
See more »
It is my sincere personal opinion that Ed Wood made some of the greatest, most imaginative, heartfelt and memorable films ever made. Ed was the original DIY filmmaker, and while he lacked technical skill, he more than made up for it with enthusiasm, plots, and especially dialog phoned in directly from Alpha Centauri.
Having said that, "Necromania" will only interest the already-converted Wood fan trying to fill in the gaps between the end of Ed's "official" filmography and the unfortunate end of his life. The casual or first-time Wood viewer should stay away from this one like the plague. For Wood fans, there are items of interest here, not least of which is Ed's (apparent) final appearance in a feature-length film. There are plot elements (and here I use the word "plot" in the most generous of senses) reminiscent of Ed's 50s classics, set pieces that recall (and may indeed have been used in) "Bride of the Monster" and "Plan 9", a way-out score, and echoes of the trademark Ed Wood dialog that to this day puts Hal Hartley and David Lynch to shame. There's also more than a little tragedy on display here; the truly sincere fan of Ed Wood (and there are about five of us) has to watch this hugely creative and tremendously life-loving soul in near total decay, ravaged by the wasting effects of too much alcohol and too little self-respect. One can't help but wish he had lived long enough to revel in the anti-hero status that was just a few years off. He would have taken the derision gleefully, knowing that somewhere out there, one viewer in a million would see his films and "get it." That's the one he was making movies for. Who knows, maybe it's you.
(Disclaimer: despite what is presented in "Necromania," there is no established scientific or medical evidence linking necromancy to increased male potency.)
23 of 32 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?