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Hollywood Mortuary (1998)

Video  -  Comedy | Horror  -  7 October 2008 (USA)
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By 1941, Pierce Jackson Dawn, the greatest make-up artist of the early 20th century, is considered washed-up. Pierce's mirror reflection warns him that he has been forgotten and must find ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Randal Malone ...
Pierce Jackson Dawn
Tim Sullivan ...
Pratt Borokof
Ron Ford ...
Janos Blasko
Joseph Haggerty ...
Maury Mackerman / Cory Mackerman
Wes Deitrick ...
Leonard Schein (as Wesley Deitrick)
Denice Stradling ...
Arlene Borokof
Tim Murphy ...
Himself
Greg Cannone ...
Harry Blevins
Athena Worthy ...
Voodoo Priestess (as Athena Worthey)
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Conrad Brooks ...
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Adriane Belle
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By 1941, Pierce Jackson Dawn, the greatest make-up artist of the early 20th century, is considered washed-up. Pierce's mirror reflection warns him that he has been forgotten and must find work. Pierce brings some new film ideas to studio producer Leonard Schein, who pretends to humor him and then shouts for him to get out. Pierce's idea is to collaborate with the great rival horror actors Pratt Borokov and Janos Blasko. Blasko is "bloated by drugs," and a retired but still arrogant star, who, when flustered and angered by the importunate questions of an interviewer, accidentally overdoses in his kitchen. After consulting the Voodoo Priestess and hearing of Blasko's death, Pierce visits Pratt Borokov. Gardening in his yard, Borokov does not remember Pierce at first and then speaks disparagingly of horror movies. In fury, Pierce seizes the gardening shovel and beats Borokov to death. With the Voodoo Priestess's advice on black magic, Pierce secures a job at a mortuary, ostensibly to ... Written by Fiona Kelleghan <fkelleghan@aol.com>

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Funny and Original
14 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

Janos Blasko (Ron Ford) and Pratt Borokof (Tim Sullivan) are two feuding horror actors who take their battle beyond the grave in "Hollywood Mortuary". Aided by a psychotic, washed-up makeup-artist who dabbles in Brazillian Voodoo rituals on the side, the two deceased Terrors of Tinseltown are resurrected to wreak havoc on an unsuspecting populace. Ford and Sullivan just can't be beat here. The two have a very natural chemistry that really helps the volley of insults between them fly. As the makeup-artist gone bad, Randal Malone turns in an impressive performance. In truth, everything about this movie works. A lot of great one-liners are peppered throughout the script, as well as some really bad ones (delivered, ironically, by a stand-up comedian). Possibly the best low-budget horror-comedy ever made. Certainly the best I've seen.

As others have stressed, I will affirm: Go out of your way to find this movie. You will NOT be disappointed !


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