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Back of Box:  Dr. Cranston is a successful plastic surgeon in Los Angeles until his daughter is horribly disfigured in a car accident that he caused.  To ease his remorse, he tirelessly labors to replace the mangled features of his sweet Maggie.
Wanting his daughter to be perfect, Dr. Cranston seeks women with the "perfect nose,""perfect eyes," or "perfect breasts" for his daughter.
Seeking stardom, Melissa runs away from home, once again, to audition with her "perfect lips."  Big sister, Brenda, rushes to Hollywood in search of Melissa and enlists the help of local cab driver and wannabe actor, Bobby.  But the pair discover that this time Melissa is in much more trouble than they realize.
Plot:  Mad doctor meets dysfunctional family in this Psycho-esque pile of cheese.  The plot sets things up to be very fun.  Nothing overly original, mind you, but fun none-the-less.  Felt like a few things could've been elaborated on, but that's part of the fun, it's not too complicated.  On top of that, the script always managed to stay fresh and a lot of the comedy worked.  Satisfaction (Just wanted to say that because I saw the picture of Reda next to the copy of Bit Parts on the shelf at Borders).
Acting:  I loved Dave Reda as the slightly awkward Bobby Dumont.  Melissa (Molly Fix) gave a decent performance.  I felt for her, but sometimes her intensity seemed a little forced.  Sarah Gordon did a great job as the big sister, Brenda.  Doctor Kranston (Christopher Page) was a real psycho, great intensity.  Shaun (Drew Nye) was hilarious.  My favorite, however, would definitely be Maggie Kranston (Michelle Angel).  She just made it for me. 
GoreBody Count (5 and a chicken)  Can't lie, this is the only section I was kind of disappointed about.  It's not bad by any means.  I mean, the severed body parts and hanging flesh looked good, I just expected a little more.  Oh well, we still get a very stylish throat slit, death by syringe filled with air, and a face dunked in acid.  Word.
Suspense:  This section gave me a little surprise.  That's right, there actually was some.  Most of it is found in the last ten minutes of the film.  However, there is one very exceptional scene where Melissa tries to reach her cell phone before the sedative kicks in.  Short, but sweet.  Just had to mention it. 
Directing:  I liked it.  At times it seemed a little amateurish, but that's part of its charm.  Reda might not fully know his way around a camera, but he does know his horror.  Excellent shot set-ups, nice use of imagery (Burning doll) and scenery, and some trippy tricks guaranteed to satisfy.  Not bad for a first timer.  Actually, quite exceptional.
Tech:  Most of the time the lighting was overexposed.  Not a problem though.  It actually helped add to the gritty, real feel of this film.  The soundtrack was a little offbeat, but it fit perfectly.  That, and I've got nothing bad to say about the sound. 
Other:  Well, I've pretty much just got things to say about the script.  I love how there were a lot of standout characters.  Usually you get a few good characters and the rest all blend together (They usually just end up dying anyway).  Not here.  Every character had something unique to their personality.  Very good.  I have to say nice ending.  I was very pleased.  Oh, my God.  I have to mention the "stoner scene."  Nothing overly special about it, but it made me laugh so hard.  When Shaun is on the phone talking about "The Crusher" I almost pissed myself.  Then Brenda and Bobby threaten to bust him for possession...HAHAHAHA!  Almost unreal!  Anyway, one more thing.  I really wanted this film to be longer.  Okay...I just didn't want it to end.  Yeah.
Final Word:  Thank you, thank you, thank you.  I am a firm believer that Hollywood is ruining horror with its need to remake everything that was once sacred to horror fans.  I also believe that horror is coming back to the Independent scene and it is slowly being revived by films such as this.  Hats off to those involved, I applaud you all.


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