|director||Ric La Monte|
|writer||Ric La Monte|
|starring||J. LaRose, Michael Berryman, Bill Cobbs, Randy Molnar, Georgia Chris, Sylvia Boykin, Aerica D'Amaro, Justin Smith, Ashley Totin, Jennifer Sterger, John Kyle|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA simple man, Dr. Walter Newman has high aspirations to cure all disease through genetic manipulation. His obsession with his mission draws him deeper into his own dark world, distracting him from his wife Olivia and from his responsibilities to his patients at the Edgewood Asylum. The doctor's loyal but diabolical nurse, Ms. Tinsley, decides to take matters into her own hands and in secret she conducts her own experiment.
When Dr. Newman realizes what has been done, a deformed creature that defies nature is created. Part human, part nightmare. Dr. Newman knows what he must do, but is it already too late?
I’ll say this for The Tenant, it has ambition. It desires scope, pathos, strong characterization, and respectability so badly that it’s mashed two completely disparate story threads together to try and make it happen. In that sense it’s a bit like Funny People, except not funny and not… good. The film even has the lofty aspiration of making you feel truly bad for its boogeyman, like Frankenstein, but it doesn’t work in the slightest. Unfortunately, The Tenant is watchable only in ways that aren’t intended. …Read More