‘Johnny Gruesome’ VOD Review

Stars: Anthony De La Torre, Byron Brown II, Aprilann, Michael DeLorenzo, Chris Modrzynski, Kim Piazza, Richard Lounello, Madison Amey, Travis Torlone, Tim O’Hearn | Written and Directed by Gregory Lamberson

High school students Eric Carter and Johnny Grissom are best friends. Johnny is a heavy metal rebel nicknamed “Johnny Gruesome” by his classmates. When Johnny is murdered while on a drunken joyride, his killer persuades Eric and Johnny’s girlfriend to help him make the murder look like an accidental death. Johnny returns from the grave as a murderous, wisecracking zombie hell bent on revenge.

Writer/director Gregory Lamberson adapts his own novel, which was originally produced as a screenplay way before Lamberson would go on to direct cult hit Slime City in 1986, a story that was also filmed – as a short – back in 2007. And given that Lamberson’s original screenplay was written in 1984 it seems apt that the film feels,

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