Sunday, February 7, 2010

We All Scream for Ice Cream (2005)

These Masters of Horror things are really hit or miss.  This one is pretty much a miss in my book.  Slow moving, and dull, dull, dull.  Blah.

These small-town kids play a prank on a mentally-challenged ice cream truck driver (Buster), resulting in his death.  Years later, Buster returns to see his revenge on the kids, who are now grown adults with families of their own.

Instead of going directly to the parents, Buster gives their children "special" ice cream, which functions in about the same way as a voodoo doll.  The group starts dropping dead left and right, the cause of their demise being a rapid melt into ice cream.  The death scenes are quick and boring, except for one hot tub death that they apparently blew the entire special effects budget on.

William Forsythe made a creepy clown, but it really couldn't save this episode.  The acting was crappy, the movie was dull, and damn that stupid jingle got really annoying after the third or fourth time.   Lame ending too.

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