|release date||August 15 2006|
|starring||John-Damon Charles, Eddie Croft, Katie Featherston, Bryan Hanna, Janelle Herrera|
|tagline||Bone-crunching martial arts combine with heart-pounding horror in this intense sci-fi thriller.|
Synopsis"K" was the most infamous serial killer of his day, torturing and murdering dozens of innocent victims. Until Detective Steve Gornick, tracked the maniac down and destroyed him. Years later, a brilliant young scientist injects K's corpse with an experimental serum, bringing the killer back to life and giving him superhuman strength and speed. As K cuts a bloody path through Los Angeles, he begins to mutate into an unstoppable force of evil. Even the detective who once put him down may not be able to destroy the monstrous MUTATION.
Having made a few myself, I have a bit of a soft spot for no-budget video films with that “cable access TV” look. There’s something endearing about a truly ambitious movie shot in a weekend with a group of friends and little but ingenuity and desire to take the place of funding and technical proficiency. In Razor Digital’s new action-horror release MUTATION, the body of one of the nation’s most infamous serial killers is accidentally taken out of cryogenic suspension and used to test a new serum which restores life to dead tissue. When the murderer gets up and begins his killing spree anew, mutating and getting stronger as he goes, it’s up to two detectives – one whose girlfriend works in the killer’s old stomping grounds, the other the one that put him on the slab the first time – to stop him. Though the film is wildly ludicrous, wholly illogical and without any real suspense, it succeeds in having the same appeal as staying up late to watch the “warts and all” efforts of aspiring filmmakers on one’s local public access station. …Read More