A young girl travels to Cairo to visit her father, and becomes unwillingly involved with a bizarre sadomasochistic cult led by the charismatic Paul Chevalier, who is a descendant of the ... See full summary »
The grand tale of a zombie holding a arm. He also travels the world learning about life, and the meaning of it all. He also meets a girl zombie holding a body. Will they fall in love? Will they complete that human body? Watch and find out.
A psychotic redneck, who owns a dilapidated hotel in rural East Texas, kills various people who upset him or his business, and he feeds their bodies to a large crocodile that he keeps as a pet in the swamp beside his hotel.
The widow Leslie Doyle has just lost her husband and moves with her teenage son Jonathan and her young daughter Jamie to a mortuary in a small town in California that she has bought with the intention of starting a new business, practicing her knowledge as mortician. When they arrive, Leslie realizes that she was lured by the former owner, Elliot, and that the decrepit Fowler Brothers Funeral Home was completely abandoned and with problem with the septic sewer. While Leslie tries to improve and clean the place and start embalming corpses, Jonathan is informed about the legend of Bobby Fowler, the deformed son of the Fowlers. Meanwhile a weird substance attacks people, transforming them in zombies.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(at around 10 mins) On two occasions Jonathan Doyle reaches out with his right hand to touch the windowsill where the name of Bobby F is cut with a knife and yet both times the close up shot shows it is his left hand that touches the carved name. See more »
Okay, this film is pretty awful to be sure and it has flaws that are soon too hard to disguise, so I will begin with what I liked about it. The setting of that creepy house and those mortuary rooms, and the cemetery all helped create an effectively eerie atmosphere. The first half of the film is very suspenseful and even well-acted through most of this part. Tobe Hooper, falling to a nadir in terms of talent and money to work with it seems to me, does inject some taut situations - an errant hand here in a shadow and things like that. Then all hell breaks loose - so to speak - and this film quickly degenerates into something sophomoric and seemingly incompetently made. Just take a look at the final scene where a zombie fungus and its minions chase the remaining family through the house. It looks like some of the actresses there are taking direction whilst on camera! The acting turns real bad unfortunately, and this movie becomes a joke midway through. The film had promise. Some of the acting leads have talent. Denise Crosby plays the mother and is good and credible..until...yes, the second half of the film. The story is the biggest problem I would guess as it seems to have no direction midway and everything follows suit. Hooper is better than this and though it seems like ages since he made a real good horror film, I am generally a fan of his work. He can create some of the most disturbing scenes with less on screen than most of his contemporaries. Mortuary has some promise, some genuinely scary moments, and a whole lot of inept acting, direction, and storytelling.
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