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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

If Someone Makes You Toast, You Don't Fuck Another Man: A Look At Science Team By Drew Bolduc

Science Team starts off like an instructional video you would watch if you got an internship in Silicon Valley. Granted this video is way cooler. It is full of babes with lasers, acid trips, and amazing effects. After this, we meet our protagonist. He is a real peach. He leaves his girlfriend , and goes to live with his mom. He spends his time there ranting and raving, watching tentacle porn, and spraying down his walls with his man juice. He is so occupied covering his walls in spunk, he doesn't hear his mom getting the shit killed out of her by a vagtastic alien that is basically a cross of Xtro, and The Abomination.

This is where the Science Team comes in. They are sent in to clean up, and sweep this shit under the rug. Is their science tight? I guess you will have to see for yourself.

Going in all I knew is that this was from the people that brought us "The Taint." That was definitely a selling point, as it has become one of my favorite modern films. At the same time, I try really hard to not judge a film based off the creators previous efforts. Good or bad. Is this anything like its predecessor? Only in spirit.

It is easy to get lost in the twisted sense of humor, or the effects that are so slimy, excessive, and for lack of a better word, amazing, but hidden deep inside all of this awesome, is a pretty smart film. The way the story unfolds is brilliantly subtle. Think Hitchcock with a bit more human fluid humor. Around every corner I didn't know if I was going to get a shot in the face, or twist that would make M. Night retire(I wish).

Science Team is part sci-fi, part horror, part comedy, part fifties atomic, part low budget sleaze, but all awesome. It revels in its juxtaposition. It is as much excessive, as it is subtle. It will send you down a wormhole of excitement, and hilarity. All while keeping you guessing what is coming next.



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