F*ckload of Scotch Tape

2012

Crime / Drama / Musical

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IMDb Rating 5.6 10 41

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Reviewed by SBTwo9 10 / 10 / 10

I just screened FLOST

WOW...just WOW. I have yet to see a bad film by Julian Grant and this one may be the best one I've seen so far. Brilliantly shot with plenty of twists and turns to keep you interested. Graham Jenkins is phenomenal as the lead "Benji". He does a fantastic job of guiding the audience along his troubled and intense journey. Hannah Phelps is very strong as "Trish". It was wonderfully cast, but the real star of this film is writer/director Julian Grant. His vision and style is quite unique and this project is a prime example of that. He is a master at character driven pieces that still have a strong thriller and suspense aspect to them with just enough gore to keep the horror fans happy. I STRONGLY recommend watching this film.- Shannon Brown

Reviewed by kathryn71-893-573483 10 / 10 / 10

Gritty Film Noir Coats Every Surface

Great film, this really fulfills the promise of independent filmmaking, in that it can follow or break the usual film formulas as much as it chooses to. This film gracefully oscillates between what you expect, and what bucks the trends. Everything in the "matches" – it's completely consistent - all the details, sets, script and acting style support the tone and story that's been established . Everything in this film needs a good cleaning, as the gritty film noir coats every surface. The only clean aspect of the film is the flawless cinematography and production element of this film – the focus of every shot is perfect, the lighting is brilliant, the blocking, the sound, the editing. The script is beautifully paced and the actors are all totally committed. Again, a lot of indie films look and feel sloppy, but this film demonstrates that you can make a beautifully crafted film without the bloated budget.

Reviewed by rogerdsarao 10 / 10 / 10

21st Century Schizoid Noir

Julian Grant's F*ckload of Scotch Tape is the perfect film to watch at 3:00 AM with a bottle of whiskey in one hand and your favorite smoke in the other. It also plays wonderfully on a lazy Saturday morning over a plate of hash browns and greasy bacon. In fact, you can enjoy it at any time, it's that damn good. After the initial viewing, my immediate reaction was, "Where has this film been all my life?" FLOST is a breath of fresh air from the entertainment that seems mass produced for members of the Oprah Book Club. So what is it about? Fans of Jim Thompson's, "The Getaway" (the novel, not one of the two butchered film versions) will recognize the surreal, hyper-violent, spiral descent into madness and demise thrust upon Doc, the main character. And while the ending might not be a happy one, it is certainly a deserved one. Likewise for Benji in FLOST, played brilliantly by the young Graham Jenkins. The choices made early in the film have consequences from which there is no escape. And, of course, there's a dame to provide comfort while hastening the inevitable price that must be paid. Sounds like a typical noir plot, right? Well, yes. And it is. But it's not your typical noir film. Gone are the shadows, harsh angles and billows of cigarette smoke. In their places are stylizations bordering on mania, hard drugs and... MUSIC! That's right, it's a noir musical whose backbeat is blood and money. And boy does it entertain. The man behind the original music is the director's longtime friend, Kevin Quain. As another reviewer stated, Quain's music has a Tom Waits quality when first heard. But listen closely and you'll hear a true original, an artist who writes and sings songs that could have come from the America of 1912 instead of 2012. Musicals are risky experiments. If the words, music, images and story don't all fit together just right, the whole film blows up. In FLOST, it is a match made in heaven sliding straight towards hell. The stories upon which the film is based come from the writings of Jed Ayres, a pulp-fiction author whose just-released collection of shorts is titled, appropriately, "A F*ckload of Shorts." I'm eager to read these to learn more about Benji and his world. As I understand it, F*ckload of Scotch Tape is about to hit the festival circuit. If you get a chance to see it on the big screen, don't pass it up. There is so much visual flair and gut-wrenching music to warrant seeing this in a theater. But if you can't make it, definitely catch it digitally or on DVD when it becomes available. And wherever you see it, keep that bottle of whiskey close by.

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