It doesn't phase me when movies set up their own mythology that doesn't make sense when applied to real life. But when a movie can't stick to its own story, that's embarrassing. Like when they discover that you beat the bugs with light, despite initially encountering them on an idyllic sun-swept beach.
Re-watching, I was less inspired by its horridness, but will confirm with past self, it goes so far with its madness.
- 'Infested' is a 2002 horror film written and directed by John Olson. This is one of those films that is so bad, it gets ridiculous! The story? Well, it's about bugs that are attacking a group of friends, turning them into zombies. Sounds crazy? It is! Even the dialogues, the special effects and even the acting is of a very low level. For most people an absolute waste of time, for others 1h28m of goofy pulp. Makes you wonder: who finances a movie like that? Strangely enough Olson was the screen player for the Oscar Nominated 'A History of Violence'. In 'Infested' we see Zach Galligan (Gremlins films, Hatchet 3), Mark Margolis (Noah, Breaking Bad) and Amy Jo Johnson (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Movie, Flashpoint). Get ready, the flies are swarming ... and hungry!
A funeral brings a group of childhood friends back together. Each of them has been successful in life; Warren (Galligan) is a famous TV star and Mindy still looks hot. To honor the memory of their deceased friend, they spend the weekend in their childhood vacation home with widow Jessie (Jo Johnson). What the group doesn't know is that the house is home to a swarm of mutated bugs. One by one, the flies claim their victims, inhabiting their bodies. Who will survive the horror?
PS if you ever get attacked by flies that take over your body just remember to put on some god awful music (that kills them you see)