'Bonnie and Clyde' are reinvented in SCAVENGER KILLERS, where a charming judge and a hot criminal defense attorney go on a maniacal killing rampage. With bizarre, yet somehow believable, ...
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'Bonnie and Clyde' are reinvented in SCAVENGER KILLERS, where a charming judge and a hot criminal defense attorney go on a maniacal killing rampage. With bizarre, yet somehow believable, FBI agents (a physically powerful, condescending mute with wooden legs, and a Tourette's Syndrome introvert with psychic abilities) on the hunt, the deranged duo amp up their rampage, never murdering with the same method but always with same untamed ferocity.Written by
Wow! That was my first reaction when I got done watching this one at a film festival in New York. A pretty good cast for an indie film, with Eric Roberts, Charles Durning, Robert Loggia and others. If you're a horror fan, this one is going to blow you away. If you're not a horror fan, you might still love it because it has a great story, coming from a really smart screenplay. One that is layered. or you might just be disgusted by it! There's a scene about 15 minutes into the movie where three beautiful and, well naked girls, are standing on chairs with nooses around their necks, and then they get chainsawed. It was brutal, making Scarface and Texas Chainsaw Massacre scenes look like kid movies. I saw about 15 people get up from a sold out audience when this scene played out, my girlfriend was one of them! Others were riveted, me one of them. But it was really the diabolical lunacy of the characters in this scene, and throughout the movie, that generated the true insanity of it. The movie is loaded with implied sex, but it's integral to the story between the two serial killers who, as a great, different twist, are a judge and defense lawyer. The judge, played masterfully by Rob Bogue (best known from a soap opera) is a fantastic character as the director skillfully showed both sides of him as a lawman who had true sense of justice and a killer who had a reason (he's an atheist who just thinks that insects and trees are as important as people, so why not kill people just as easily as a vegetation or a beetle if either gets in your way or is distasteful to you). The FBI characters in this movie were tremendous, giving some comical relief while at the same time having a David Lynch feel to them. Characters you've never seen before like a Dustin Diamond, the nerd from "Saved by the Bell", who grabs a fat lady's breasts and thrusts his fingers in her mouth to get psychic visions, and then he uncontrollably sings a song about dildos to his boss, Eric Roberts. sounds strange, but it works. The best, though is the lead FBI agent, who can't speak, has wooden legs, and is in a wheelchair. Somehow, he is incredibly physically strong, and everyone is unnerved by him. A provides this hilarious sign language to communicate, which is translated to others by a beautiful, but straight-faced, wicked intelligent FBI agent partner (Kim Allen from "Army Wives"). The audience couldn't stop laughing at this pair, but then suddenly would jump back at the gore that in blood spatter fashion keeps hitting you in the face. I loved this one!
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