Passionate archeology students search the Burbank mountains for Angela's Jewel Box, an artifact created by the King's Sorceress. It was lost by New World explorers in 1774. Now, modern air pollution has warped the strange powers of the box, giving any female who touches its glistening jewels the urge to eat men. Good-natured Gary finds the box. Frustrated with his sexy girlfriend Samantha's cold shoulder, he offers it to her competitor Janet, in exchange for sex. He barely escapes, suddenly realizing he's about to be fillet mignon. Gary accidentally drops jewels throughout Burbank, leaving a trail of "man-hungry" babes in his wake. Girls turn into shameless cannibals on the street, at the beach and even in a Burbank Bar. A mysterious drifter with a secret and the girl he loves are the only hope to destroy the box. They must submerge the box in sea water to destroy its evil powers before it's too late.Written by
This isn't a bad flick. It has several very good aspects ... A workable plot and sub plot ( a little lame in spots ), VERY good continuity, a music score that works well enough most of the time, better than average photography, and a few of the players are actually pretty good. The Lawnmower Guy, the Blond Dude in the bar, and some of the others come across as real. Thats always a plus. ( As an aside, I think the Lawnmower Guy is my favorite character. He isn't a great actor, but he comes across as a slightly demented retard, and that works well in this movie. ) The special effects? Well, thats kind of the low place in this flick. They're not that good. Hint: There should have been blood on the axe. But hey, with body parts and blood its whatever works. Brightest of the bright spots ... Kudos to the director. Obvious talent there. I liked this. Its fun. It ain't House of Wax or Little Shop of Horrors, but for a low budget independent film its way better than most of what I see on Satuday night Sci-Fi Channel. Maybe this is what Rob Zombie would do without drugs. Now THATS scary!
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