Frankenstein (A Film By Creep Creepersin)
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Victor is socially awkward. He spends all of his time watching old movies on TV with his best friend, his rat that he named Frankenstein. Victor becomes so detached that he can't tell real life from the old movies that he watches. He begins to receive transmissions from the TV and then is haunted by his dead mother before he realizes that if he can't make friends, he would just "make" one. Things are great until even his own creation thinks that he is a poor excuse for a man.
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The story centers around Victor (James Porter) a dimwitted schizophrenic who likes old black and white horror films which supply us a lot of filler in this 55 minute production. But don't be dismayed by the shortness of the movie, it will seem like it is a lot longer as you wait for it to end.
Inspired by a Frankenstein film, Victor decides to create himself a female companion, sort of, and chooses a pudgy smoker (Kelly Kingsbury) he can undress and draw stitches on her. He also has mother issues and hears voices.
The genius of the film is that fake voices sound real to Victor (and us) while real voices are done backwards to show his altered reality. The cameras inside are stable and are don't move very much (note the tooth brushing scene shot from the top of the stairs). This shows the stability of Victor when he is in his comfort zone. When he looks at a campfire filled with people, the camera angle moves around to illustrate Victor is out of his element.
Yes, and like the film Bride of Frankenstein, Victor's creation is a spoof of her rejection of her chosen mate. Kudos Creep, now bring it home and make it entertaining.
The film might have some cult appeal. Filmed in 1 1/2 days in Eugene, Oregon.
Parental Guide: F-bomb. No sex or nudity.
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There was about 10 minutes that I thought was funny and worth watching -- the scene of him talking to his fantasy girl with the drawn on stitches. Her silent movie type dialogue was pretty funny. Otherwise I agree with the "this movie blows" review.
The joejoedancer review who gave it 5 stars - must be smoking crack and/or thinks they are cool by liking such an "avant-garde" film, which it is not.
Creepersin - get a life!
But, I was pleasantly surprised by the craft and ingenuity the filmmaker(s)used in this "filmlett". Now don't expect anything like a real movie here. This is what we used to call an experimental film. Parts of it reminded me of the bizarre world David Lynch created in ERASERHEAD. I don't want to give any of it away, but the craft is in the melding of cool public domain films, sound tricks, and an inspired use of silent film technique. There is also a cool combination of jump cuts and long static scenes that make for a very effective feeling of dread.
Now, having said all this, I don't want to give the casual viewer the wrong idea. If you're looking for a scary movie to watch with some friends, this isn't it. But if you're interested in what can be done on a very limited budget these days I can recommend it wholeheartedly.
Long Live Creeperson.
(BTW, I want to assure you that I was not involved in the production of this film, nor do I know anyone associated with it.)