British actress Naomie Harris has been nominated for an Oscar for her role as a crack-addicted mother in the 2016 indie drama Moonlight. "No Small Parts" takes a look at some other roles she's played in her career.
I would assume that this short film is supposed to be a tribute/parody of the incoherency of '80s era shot-on-video horror films, as it appears it was intended to be a comedy, plus the fact that the movie was made in 2009 and the idea to shoot in on VHS was probably a stylistic choice, plus the fact that I honestly don't see how anybody could legitimately make a movie this bad.
I would say this plot description contains spoilers if there was actually a plot and/or anything to actually spoil. Basically these two guys and a counter-girl twiddle their thumbs in a video store, they watch some of the movies and react in awe at every little thing on screen, the girl throws a Frisbee around a park, there's a stone gargoyle with glowing red eyes that appears in one scene and does absolutely nothing, a random old guy trying to sell exorcism services to rid the video store of evil spirits, and other random scenes that go absolutely nowhere. So it's mostly just a whole lot of nothing for 30 minutes with nothing resembling Satan or any other kind of killer in sight, until suddenly, out of nowhere, the titular(?) killer shows up in the movie's final seconds and the movie ends abruptly.
Incoherent, poorly edited, and overall just a bizarre experience. But it is somewhat entertaining and creepy despite itself (which was probably the point), has a bizarre sense of humor, and a pretty cool retro '80s soundtrack.
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