Amateurish, awkward but still delirious and nutty fun.
Although this film is amateurish, occasionally out of sync and sometimes just awkward there remains a juvenile joy in this sort of excessive, over-the-top mania-film-making. Being a big fan of BloodLust - which was better than this film - I can't help but embrace this maddening but enjoyably chaotic slice of wannabe-cult-cinema. Its the story of a "nice" hitman with some moral backbone whose naivety threatens his undoing when he finds himself unable to complete his jobs and thus putting his family life under pressure. He is also the sex-slave of a dominatrix-like female cop who offers him the hope of a big break but refuses to loosen her grip on him. Its this films attempt to slide into the outer-mainstream with its - though warped - family focus that ultimately undoes the film. Instead of going right over the edge, SNAK halts itself from pushing the limits which a film like Bloodlust gladly embraced and smashed into deliriously. This is still fun, even if predictably referential to so many other films, and at least it has its original moments and its own oddly endearing personality.
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