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A Bucket of Blood (1995)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  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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That's What
Written by Zack Indrizzo
Published by Roger & Julie Music (ASCAP) & Ziti Publishing (ASCAP)
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Ghoulish and witty, surprisingly entertaining
27 September 1998 | by (London, Canada) – See all my reviews

This remake of Roger Corman's 1959 film is even better than 1995's Sawbones. The wit overshadows the gruesome (though somewhat predictable) plot and some clever casting helps move things along. Anthony Michael Hall is better than ever here and Justine Bateman's phoney accent suits her well. Too much nudity almost ruins this comedy (not horror) but overall, A Bucket of Blood is one nifty flick.


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