|starring||Grant James, Robin McGee, Terry Creep Watkins|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisHenry Rose is a young writer who is on top of the world until his pregnant wife suddenly vanishes while admiring flowers on the side of a Texas highway. Henry races to a nearby town for help, but finds the town nearly deserted save for a few locals who barely acknowledge his existence. Entering the town at the same time with their own agenda is a family of vicious psychotic criminals led by the charismatic yet deadly Toby Haynes. When Toby's sister also disappears, he takes matters into his own hands to find the culprit. The paths of Henry and Toby's gang inevitably cross in this grim portrayal of man's descent into the unknown evils of our world.
Even if a an independent horror filmmaker doesn’t have enough of a budget to cast Mel Gibson or pay for CGI robot samurais, they can always fall back on creative camera work, a well-paced script, gratuitous gore, strong acting, or sublime nudity, all of which are fairly inexpensive ingredients that—when added in the correct proportions—make any independent horror film decidedly better. Writer/director Matt Cade’s debut film, UNDERBELLY, has enough of these ingredients to please some critics (including our own BC, who recently posted a positive review), but I was left feeling empty and unsatisfied. …Read More