Long before Peter Jackson became the blockbuster/Lord of the Rings big shot that he is today, he was the master of a small but influential niche: crazy, over the top, splatter-covered comedy horror. With a surreal sense of humor, a DIY attitude and a relentless taste for gory situations, he created cult favorites that still carry quite a punch -if you are the right person, that is!
I believe that his masterpiece is Braindead (aka Dead Alive), a film that may be described as the goriest movie Monty Python never made. But it all started with Bad Taste, a 1987 film that exploded in the horror genre with all the lunacy, fun, and amateurish zeal his creator could muster. It's low-budget charm and intentional stupidity ensure that big audiences will always find it idiotic and revolting but one man's meat (hehe!) is another man's poison.
So, without further ado, I present you here with the most amazing story of mean extraterrestrial fast-food owners harvesting the population of a small town for their meat, and of the brave (and not so bright) young men who decide to stop them:
[DISCLAIMER: It's full of silly, ultra-graphic violence. The title should tell you something...]