Do violent movies cause violence? And if they do, how much responsibility should the filmmakers shoulder? How aware should the filmmakers be of the consequences of their choice to indulge in our most base interests and desires?
These are not easy questions, and ones that horror fans and filmmakers have likely struggled with to varying degrees over the years.
Fake Blood is a mockumentary that sets out to tackle those questions while at the same time making a meta movie about how the investigation of those questions and indeed the mockumentary itself caused possible ‘real life’ crimes.
The film begins with the actual filmmaker Rob Grant informing us that he needs to go back and explain why he and long-time…