Cult movie personalities Paul Bartel and Mary Woronov scored a hit with EATING RAOUL, their coyly tasteless 1982 comedy of ill-manners. MORTUARY ACADEMY represents a gamey attempt to recapture some of that earlier movie's satirical bite. This one just bites.
With the humorous topics running the gamut from necrophilia to necrophilia, the plot concerns young med-school rejects Max (Christopher Atkins) and Sam Grimm (Perry Lang). The brothers Grimm stand to inherit a $2 million family business, a mortician school, but only if they enroll as students and
pass an exhaustive regimen of sicko jokes about embalming and such, most of them presided over by instructor Mary...