Just as TV's Candid Camera
prefigured reality shows like Punk'd
and Scare Tactics
, the Candid Camera
feature WHAT DO YOU SAY TO A NAKED LADY? (1969) paved the way for this independent spin on extreme pranking. Writer-director-producer James Ronald Whitney began his filmmaking career with JUST, MELVIN (2000), a documentary about his own family's miserable history of child abuse that feels a little too lurid for its own good intentions. This feature-length provocation chronicles the first round of "America's Most Uninhibited Game," which Whitney concocted and orchestrates with smarmy glee. Six contestants, handpicked from a grueling audition...