Two friends spend all their free time building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa".
A young female babysitter is chatting to her friend when the young girl she's watching disturbs her. She hangs up the phone and goes upstairs to investigate. She finds her screaming and ... See full summary »
Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband and a mean old man meets his match with a demonic, supernatural trick -or treater.
The subject material is a little strange, but this is absolutely outstanding stop-motion animation. Technically it's as good as (or maybe even better than) the output of major studios.
The main character is an unpleasant little fellow (I'm assuming he's male) who doesn't seem to be able to resist pushing a button when it's in front of him. Without giving too much away, some of the buttons have results that Bobby did not foresee.
The strange creatures that populate the film have to be seen to be believed. They are all completely impossible, but the way that they appear as living things in the film makes them somehow plausible. One character in particular underlines that this is not a cosy cute "safe" animation of the type that the major studios churn out these days. Thank goodness for independent films.
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