Title: Fetus

Also known as:

Year: 2008

Genre: Horror / Gore / Extreme

Language: English

Runtime: 74 min

Director: Brian Paulin

Writer: Brian Paulin

IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1354543/

When Kevin loses both his wife and their unborn baby, he seeks out a way to bring the family back. Kevin gets a book of ritual in his hands, and he's warned about using them, but Kevin has already decided; he wants her back.

Our thoughts:
After the gory party that is Bone Sickness, I just knew I had to watch Fetus. I can also start by saying that this one is right up there with Bone Sickness, but with more sickness (which I guess you can expect from a gore film called Fetus). There are alot of decapitated fetuses, a bunch of intestines, dead and raped chicks, demons, and even a child being born from a penis.

The plot is simple, and I'm glad that it is, because it's hard to follow at times like it is. Sometimes we don't have any idea what's happening and why. In flashbacks we get some of the information that we feel are lost at times, but sadly not all of it. However, this is a sick and gory film, and you don't need a perfect plot for that.

The effects are pretty much as good as they were in Bone Sickness, but you can easily tell that Brian has been experimenting alot more with stuff here. The gore itself looks beautiful, and it's all really gruesome. There are a few scenes I didn't care much more, like the axe at the neck, because there is no way anyone would think that axe was even close to the neck. It really had me going "what the fuck?", 'cause it just looks so bad. But scenes like that are forgotten when we see the really good ones. My two personal favorites: The totally messed up face of the store clerk. It's just so extreme and bizarre looking. The second one is the screaming fetus head. It looked really great and the sound was so vile.

The acting of Brian Paulin (who, just like in Bone Sickness, plays the lead) is a little better this time around. He really seems to take the role alot more serious, and he should because the entire movie is focused on him.

Overall, it's a fucked up movie. Bone Sickness might have more gore, but this one is really testing the audience. The movie isn't perfect, some things feel and look a little goofy, but they still work well enough to make us wonder what the hell Brian will make next.

Positive things:
- I hate just putting "Gore" as a positive thing in so many of my reviews, but I just have to.
- Really messed up.
- The soundtrack fits.
- Dead babies. It's not a good thing, but it's just so twisted that I gotta love it. And "Dead Babies" is a good Alice Cooper song. It's a two-fer!
- The posters in the store of Nekromantik, Der Todesking, etc.
Negative things:
- Got me confused at times.
- A few things were pulled off badly and just became goofy.
- Did that dead girl smile?
- When he cuts the guy in the back of his neck, why is the blood coming from the top of his head and all over his face?

Gore: 4/5
Nudity: 2/5
Story: 2.5/5
Effects: 3.5/5
Comedy: 1.5/5

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