The Bloodmaster,'' which finds the group trying to advance their agendas while watching a splatter movie
, is staged with more than a little cheeky genius.
Picture Werner Herzog's Aguirre, The Wrath of God as a splatter movie
set in Helsinki, with those little monkeys in the last scene replaced by bearded sixty-year-old alcoholics.
In a somewhat different book, The Official Splatter Movie
Guide, the following examples can be found: long-suffering, blood-splattering, must-see, Michigan-made, Brooklyn-accented, B-movie, devil-cult, brain-dead, throat-slashing, death-dealing, religion-crazed, long-dead, suspicious-looking, thumb-cutting, mid-eighties, splatter-punk, plague-infested, none-too-bright, ultra-gore-filled, half-man, half-fish, chainsaw-wielding, full-throttle, wacked-out, sex-crazed, 3-D, and gun-and-grenade-toting.