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Natural Selection (1999)

R  |   |  Comedy, Thriller, Horror  |  7 October 1999 (USA)
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Residents of an East Texas town react strangely when a serial killer invades their small town world.

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Residents of an East Texas town react strangely when a serial killer invades their small town world.

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Rated R for strong violence and language | See all certifications »

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funny movie deserves a chance
18 April 2004 | by (Austin, TX) – See all my reviews

I had the joy of catching this flick at a film festival and it is truly a find. Very off-the-wall independent stuff. And very funny. At times you may think it goes over the top, and then it goes further. With the right circumstances, this could have been a great cult hit, as it is much more entertaining, thought provoking and well-acted than something like Donnie Darko.

And Carradine is absurdly hilarious. Is he being serious? Is making fun of himself? I don't know, watch the movie and make your own choice.

The script is the true find of the production as it reads like the perverse parody that 'Natural Born Killers' never amounted to. It jumps back and forth between a sort of film noir and pseudo-documentary - and I wish there had been even more that interplay. It's almost as if the director stumbled onto a movie and didn't realize it was as funny as it ended up being.


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