Don’t be fooled by the title. This isn’t a ‘Samurai Cop 2’-type sequel to the Ed Wood classic. This is wholly original mormonsploitation with nods to all of Trent Harris’ influences — Ed Wood being one of them.
There’s a line in this movie: “The one that’s able to fool the world for being dumb, is the one we should all watch out for”
I think a lot of people dismiss this movie as dumb because it has a ditzy lead, T&A, and brightly colored lipstick — but this movie has brains too.
Rena Riffel did everything behind the scenes — wrote, directed, starred, edited, makeup and hair, location scouted, lugged around all the equipment, and even craft…
Here's another reminder that Dennis Hopper was so goddamn legit. All the rigorous training they beat into him during his early years working for studio system Warner Bros really benefitted a loose cannon like him. Writer/director Philippe Mora genuinely thought Dennis was going to die during the filming of MAD DOG from the sheer amount of substances he was consuming everyday. Thing is though, because of that training he was the type who’d still remember to keep continuity between scenes,…