In a severe case of misdirected career ambitions, the filmmakers apparently intended NIGHT LIFE as an affectionate tribute to zombie-gore cinema.
The entertainment begins with an eerie black-and-white title sequence during which a young man sorts, bags and disposes of various human body parts. He's not a serial killer, he's Archie Melville (Scott Grimes), a typical teenager stuck working at the funeral home run by his tyrannical Uncle
Verlin (John Astin). Archie's high school peers unjustly scorn him as a weirdo, and a couple of boorish jocks and their trampy girlfriends repeatedly harass him. Fortune seems to smile, though, when all four get killed in a car cr...