Charles Bronson(BREAKOUT,CHATO'S LAND) returns as urban vigilante Paul Kersey in this fourth film in the series,with Michael Winner replaced by J. L.. Thompson(HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME,CONQUEST OF THE PLANET OF THE APES) with Thompson escrewing the sleaze,insanity,and nudity of the Winners films in favor of a much more heavier action pace as Kersey is back in Los Angeles at his architect job and a newspaper reporter girlfriend(Kay Lenz[BREEZY,STRIPPED TO KILL]) whose teen daughter(Dana Barron[NATIONAL LAMPOON'S VACATION,HE KNOWS YOU'RE ALONE]) dies…
This SyFy Channel low quality horror outing from veteran Straight-To-DVD horror director Rene Perez(PLAYING WITH DOLLS,FROM HELL TO THE WILD WEST) has both Danny Trejo(PREDATORS,MACHETE) and Robert F. Lyons(PLATOON LEADER,MURPHY'S LAW) doing paycheck collecting mercenaries gigs as a forest based volcano resurrects a legion of zombies that drives every human in the area on the run. Sure,it may have shorn out intestines and splashing gore but it is a blandly acted,tediously scripted,unlikable characters filled,woodenly directed celluloid outing that just makes the viewers hope that both Trejo and Lyons got paid really good.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
The Weinstein Brothers score their first nationwide release of a horror film since 2009's Rob Zombie's HALLOWEEN 2,and the first nationwide release of a film under their Radius/TWB label,for this film by first time writer/director David Robert Mitchell is yet another overhyped,overrated horror slop(ala HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES,DAWN OF THE DEAD,MARTYRS,and THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT[amongst so many]) that I'm so sick and tired of hearing about,reading about,and visually enduring. This film plays like a John Carpenter directed "Sex Is A…
Best known as the short film that Screaming Mad George's late 70s/early 80s punk band The mad took with them on their tours(before he became a surrealistic special make-up effects artist),this four minute look at auto cannibalism(self cannibalism) that is the closest thing we'll ever see in a film version of Stephen King's notorious deserted island based auto cannibalism yarn SURVIVOR TYPE as this self created film(which isn't based on anything from King) has a young man(co-director,co-writer,co-producer Charlie Schneider) in…