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A Bucket of Blood (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Horror | Thriller  -  12 September 1995 (USA)
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Walter Paisley, a busboy at a cappuccino bar called the Jabberjaw, is praised as a genius after he kills his landlady's cat and covers it in plaster. Pressured to produce more work, he goes after bigger subjects.

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A talentless artist accidently kills a cat and covers it up in plaster. He then sells it as a statue, and starts gaining the respect of the snobby group of artist that used to ridicule him. But now he has to come up with more and more statues, so he starts to kill humans and cover them up... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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Rated R for violence and some nudity
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Will Ferrell's film debut. See more »

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Art: You don't even remember your own poems - that's so... Goethe
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Remake of A Bucket of Blood (1959) See more »

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Written by Daniel Adams
Performed by Pay The Man
Published by Roger's Little Shop of Music (BMI)
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Not that bad
22 August 2003 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

The movie was actually not that bad. A "B" movie, but it was certainly unique and at least, watchable.

While the plot is simplistic, it provides entertainment on a still and balmy summer night.

I actually known some people who think they are pseudo-intellectuals and see a dead cat as artwork. Well, whatever. I just smile and act agreeable towards those Swoozy Kurtz types of people which were so prevalent in this movie.

Yes this was from the head of Roger Corman, but at least it is not Ed Wood <shudder>

Lastly, this aired on Showtime of all places... Good to see that my expensive cable bill per month justifies such wonderful movies like this at a premium subscription.

7/10.


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