Monday, December 6, 2010

Bubba Ho-Tep: Cult Horror, Black Comedy, Western and an Anachronistic Masterpiece/Hero Worship and Used People

Yog Sothoth writes:
Coscarelli is such a masterful storyteller. He’s a modern brother’s Grimm, who evokes a creep factor that is superbly surreal. He creates snap shots, images that stay with you. And with Bubba Ho-Tep there is no exception.

He’s crafted an Anachronism on purpose, not like Charlton Heston’s character Ben-Hur wearing a wrist watch during the epic chariot race in that film.

Bringing Coscarelli together with the bigger than life Bruce Campbell was a stroke of genius, the perfect actor to portray an elderly Elvis hiding out at an East Texas Nursing home.

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Excellent article!

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