It's rare when you can't tell where a movie's going. It happened to me, though, with MORTUARY, a horror time capsule from the 1980s with weird seances, gross embalming scenes, roller skating, and of course, the God that is Bill Paxton. Our young heroes, Christie (Mary Beth McDonough) and Greg (David Wallace) think something creepy's going on that the local mortuary, but what, they're not exactly sure of.
And neither are we, for most of its running time. Is the…
If Blake Edwards had directed a slasher film, I personally think it'd look a lot like this. There's a comedic tone throughout Mario Bava's A BAY OF BLOOD, and it's no accident -- this is a movie where the filmmakers are basically gleefully killing off a group of unlikable characters and having a blast doing it. And fortunately, it's a lot of fun for the audience, too.