Deany Bean is Dead kicks off with our protagonist Deany (Allison Marie Volk) sleeping in a car, staking out a house while a murder podcast plays. It is encouraging the listener to murder their enemies by repeatedly pointing out how brilliant it would feel. It is quite odd and unbelievable. I found myself asking the question… if I do not have any enemies, does that mean I lived a boring life?
The podcast is foreshadowing the film, but it is doing it in a clunky way that does not quite work. It acts as a form of Dexter-style narration, but it does not quite work. It is not a bad idea as a convention,