Sunday, April 15, 2012
Last House On Dead End Street
Dir: Roger Watkins (Midnight Heat/The Pink Ladies)
IMDB Rating: 5.0 out of 10
The film opens with Terry Hawkins being released from jail after doing a one year bid for dealing drugs. Upon release he decides to return to doing what he did prior and that was making low grade stag films. He quickly reunites with his old running buddies who some are none to pleased to see him do to his scumbag demeanor. Terry recruits a couple of lost young women as well as his old friends to get to work. Knowing that standard porn is not going to cut it as the viewing public is seeking something more intense, So Terry pitches a more violent approach. Next we meet Jim Palmer and his wife as they have a high society party with some porn film financiers and directors and word is getting out about Terry's new vision. Noticing a drop in sales and looking for the next big thing in the genre they decide to give Terry and his gang a shot at the big time. Also we see that the Palmer's have a strange out look on entertainment as the wife is beaten in front of the party goers while in black face.
Terry gets to filming as his two lady friends seduce a tied up blind man before Terry dawning a large Zeus looking mask strangles the man to death. Upon viewing this film , the financial backers are all to eager to put Terry and his crew to work. Unfortunately for them tings begin to unravel quickly as Terry arrives at the Palmer house to seduce Nancy and after doing so it is revealed that he is actually killing the people in these films and terry begins to get paranoid believing that the big wigs are trying to cut terry out of the equation financially. Terry's fears get the best of him and he demands a meeting with all involved in order to ensure he is not getting the shaft after filming the footage.
Overall: 6 out of 10