I watched this film with my friend (director Adrian Santiago), and offered my honest opinions. I think the acting could be better in many cases, but when you aren't paying people it gets a bit more difficult to fire someone. That said, Adrian did a great job with what he had to work with. The basic story is simple enough: boy sees parents murder, grows up to seek vengeance. It's the backdrop that makes the film deep. It is set in TX after the economy, and subsequently the government have collapsed. Basically local warlords have taken over territories and keep the peace with a very corrupt hand. With the LAPD no longer responding to 911 calls due to budget constraints and some states flirting with state bankruptcy, this is no longer a fantasy scenario. The movie does have a handful of gory scenes, but those are not what the film is about. I highly recommend that anyone that respects the art of film making watch this movie.