Tuesday, May 19, 2009
A BUCKET OF BLOOD
One of my favorites. Dick Miller is the most as Walter Paisley, the slow-witted busboy at a beatnik cafe who dreams of being an artist but is unsuccessful until a series of gruesome events earns him the respect of the bearded & beaded set. Roger Corman directed A Bucket of Blood in five days, and it's the rare horror/comedy that succeeds in both realms. Also, I once watched this with a girl on a first date and I totally scored before the thing was even half over, so it's apparently an aphrodisiac as well.