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Smash Cut (2009)

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After his latest film is met with horrible reviews, Able Whitman sets out to prove the critics wrong by finding inspiration in his cast and crew. Sometimes great art requires great sacrifice- and the director always gets final cut!

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Able Whitman
Jesse Buck ...
Isaac Beaumonde
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Philip Farmsworth Jr.
Ray Sager ...
Reverend Roscoe Boone
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April Carson
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Georgina Carson / Gigi Spot
Michael Dubue ...
Alan Dackman
Barry Blake ...
Armand Parys
Parisa Kasaei ...
Intern
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Oswald 'Ozzie' Kohlberg
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Mitzi Jackel
Jeff Lawson ...
R.L. Smith
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Doctor / Stripper
Herschell Gordon Lewis ...
Fred Sandy / Radio Announcer
Cinthia Burke ...
Starla
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Frustrated with his most recent film doing poorly, film director Able Whitman finds himself at a strip club where he meets and takes home one of the strippers, Gigi Stops. They have an accident on the road which kills Gigi leaving Able to figure out what to do with the body. He conveniently decides to "disguise" the body parts as set pieces to his new horror film. When this new design style is met with much praise, Able decides he needs more parts to fulfill his new "project". Written by rivethead808

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Lights ... Camera ... Body Parts

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Comedy | Horror

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25 September 2009 (USA)  »

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CAD 350,000 (estimated)
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Jennilee Murray's first scene filmed in Smash Cut was the scene where Able Whitman (David Hess) discovers her dead body in the trunk. Her last scene filmed was her lap dance for Able Whitman in the Ass Menagerie. See more »

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The red Alfa that Able was driving was visibly damaged from hitting a tree the night before, yet when he drove it to work the next morning, there was no damage to the front of the car at all See more »

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[first lines]
Fred Sandy: Ladies and gentlemen, the announcement we are about to make has been made only three times before in motion picture history. Each time, it has preseated that the showing of motion pictures that have become reguarded as the most unsual of their type ever filmed. And now... we make this announcement for the fourth time. We are about to show you a new movie which is called Smash Cut. Watch if you must. But remember... you were warned.
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References This Stuff'll Kill Ya! (1971) See more »

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Fantastic B Movie!
12 February 2010 | by (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you love low budget films, this is an absolute must-see. I loved every minute of it, every bad line of dialogue, every bad joke, every predictable plot device, even the ridiculous costumes.

On the "B" movie scale I give it 8 out of 10.

The cast and director are (mostly) very experienced, if you think for a minute that the camp and cheese is accidental, you should probably rent a Van Damme flick next time.

Incidentally, it was filmed in my hometown, so I enjoyed seeing familiar landmarks. Most notably the famous Bytown Theater is featured in several scenes.

I read the other reviews on here and really, if you don't like "B" movies, don't write reviews on them... If you know what to expect from this film, you will love it.

OK, actual critical stuff... The opening and closing credits were both absolutely first rate. The score is brilliant, really ties the film together very nicely. The cast is full of familiar faces for horror buffs, which is a real treat. Sasha Grey performs excellently, and I love that the director never sexualizes her (except for a cute nurse outfit).

Watch this movie in the right frame of mind and you will have a blast!


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