Release Date: Apr 25, 1986 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 2,441
In a slapstick spoof of hitmen and crime stories, the head of a security systems company (Hamid Dana) is bumped off by two gonzo exterminators (Brion James and Paul L. Smith) who have gone from stomping out pesky varmints to stomping out human targets, and one of them does so with gusto. Now the exterminators go after the partner who hired them and his blatantly obnoxious wife (Louise Lasser) and in the meantime frame a poor security guard (Reed Birney) for the murder of the company boss. The
Apr 25, 1986 Wide
Apr 26, 2005
Sheree J. Wilson
Mrs. Helene Trend
Paul L. Smith
Edward R. Pressman
Beyond its wadding of auteurist interest, Crimewave is a singularly entertaining watch, a platform for its makers' most wildly unchecked, brazenly silly, excesses.
The brain-numbing one-liners, wretched special effects - even for 1985 - and atrocious acting on display show little of the filmmakers' talents.
Raimi exibe a mesma energia ensandecida de Evil Dead, arrancando algumas risadas justamente graças ao volume e ao histrionismo de sua direção (e também, em parte, em função do roteiro amalucado dos irmãos Coen).
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- Mort sur le Grill (FR)