Six years after a trendy new diet pill has turned the populous into the walking dead, Bonnie, a woman who lost her family to the zombie plague, is left taking odd jobs while trying to survive in a dead world. Her current job has her wandering L.A. looking for an untainted sperm sample. Her intended target leads her to one of the few remaining safe havens -- a night club.
Adult film actor, producer and indie film director Tommy Pistol (Aramis Sartorio) strikes back with his latest film, "Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey". I know what you're thinking, "Tommy Pistol? Isn't he that guy who suffered a gruesome death?" Yes, actually, he is…He got better. And with that, he brings us a new zombie movie that takes a look at what a world would be like for a young woman who's forced into a life she's not prepared for while coming to terms with the loss of her family.
Oh, and it also features fucking. Lots of hot, nasty fucking.
After a zombie ate both her child and her husband, Bonnie has to make it on her own in a world that belongs to the dead. Taking employment under Dr. Life, Bonnie is out searching for a perfect and untainted sperm sample while doing what she can to survive. On this particular journey, she finds herself at one of the few safe zones -- a night club that offers entertainment and houses for the few survivors that are out there. Of course, in a zombie apocalypse, there are never any true safe havens.
Yes, "Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey" is a new porn-horror hybrid from writer and director Tommy Pistol (who has a brief acting gig in the movie too) along with Smash Pictures. What separates "Beyond Fucked" from some of the more recent titles like "Evil Head" and "The Walking Dead: A Hardcore Parody" is that it's not a parody and it plays it straight. I'm sure an adult film with a storyline has very little interest to people these days but I thought it was great to see a movie like "Beyond Fucked" being produced, even if I knew it wouldn't be a good horror movie in the traditional sense.
It's hard for me (pun FULLY intended) to review the porn aspect of "Beyond Fucked" since it's just porn as far as I'm concerned. The scenes serve there intended purpose, obviously, with good performers (Bonnie Rotten and Nikki Hearts are a couple o' cuties) but those are about the only thoughts I have on the matter. That and I think it is very appropriate to merge porn and a zombie horror movie together since, if the world was indeed over run with zombies, more people would probably be getting their fuck on as opposed to becoming some ultimate zombie warrior. Like some delude themselves into believing -- yeah, I'm looking at you, video gamers.
But I digress. Perhaps it's because Tommy Pistol (Aramis Sartorio) does have a genuine interest in movies and has made or worked on film projects outside of the adult industry that helped him in creating a good adult movie with a genuine storyline. I'd go so far as to compare "Beyond Fucked" to the likes of "Hell Comes To Frog Town" except that "Beyond Fucked" isn't terrible. And don't you scoff at me. "Hell Comes to Frog Town" is fun but it's completely terrible. The story in "Beyond Fucked", however, is good to the point that I wanted to see more of that instead of the sex scenes. Or rather the sex scenes shortened to make room for story. Which completely defeats the purpose of watching an adult movie, I know.
The concept to Pistol's movie is fun and features a great lead character. There is even a bit of decent character drama when Bonnie has to come to terms with her past when she finds her zombified husband. Maybe the acting wasn't so great BUT, in the end, the effort is appreciated since you don't see anyone willing to do this in an adult movie anymore. Like I said, it's a fun concept since the movie kind of goes more towards the action-adventure instead of the horror. "Beyond Fuck" is about Bonnie showing up and kicking ass, undead or otherwise, and that's what I think makes it enjoyable outside the sex and go beyond being another adult movie. Plus it's nice to see an adult movie with a straight storyline instead of being a parody or going for laughs. It definitely felt like a return to the golden age of adult cinema and older horror movies that didn't mind showing more and going further, like "Erotic Nights of the LIving Dead".
It seems like a disservice to "Beyond Fucked: A Zombie Odyssey" to simply say that it's good for an adult movie. There is an actual decent story and a good concept towards zombie mythology (diet pills) to the point that if they were to drop the sex scenes and replace them with more story and character elements, "Beyond Fucked" would work as a traditional movie as well. With that said, regardless of what it could be, it was still a well done movie overall. Bonnie was an excellent fit for the character and was believable as the apocalypse survivor who kicks-ass and doesn't take shit from anyone. And Aramis not only did a good job with writing the movie but directing as well. He has actually shown progression as a filmmaker. Going from "The Gruesome Death of Tommy Pistol", a fun but rough no-budget movie, to "Beyond Fucked", a more polished product that's a serious effort. "Beyond Fucked" is obviously not for everyone considering it is of the adult persuasion but I think it's a good title grab if you in you're in market for an adult movie that offers a bit more.