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A Bucket of Blood (1995)

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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12 September 1995 (USA)  »

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Dark Secrets  »

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Will Ferrell's film debut. See more »

Quotes

Older Man: Do you think I look like a beatnik?
Older Woman: Darling, you reek of bohemia!
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Remake of A Bucket of Blood (1959) See more »

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Dead Cat
Written by Zack Indrizzo
Published by Roger & Julie Music (ASCAP) & Ziti Publishing (ASCAP)
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Not horror. Better!
7 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

This film is a bit quirky (what room full of "beatnicks" isn't?), but there's an aspect of dark comedy here that makes this film worth watching. It tries to make itself out to be a horror flick, but by the time the cat gets it, it's too funny to be even remotely scary.

If you enjoy dark humor and some off-the-wall dialog, watch this film. It's a B-grade flick, sure, but there's some very good acting here and some great "dark alley" cinematography!


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