If nothing else, executive producer Roger Corman's dreary remake of his 1959 cult classic A BUCKET OF BLOOD proves that he has no particular reverence for his own work. Likewise, the audience should have no particular reverence for this
Dimwitted busboy Walter Paisley (Anthony Michael Hall) longs to be an artist like the poets and performers at the Jabberjaw, the coffeehouse where he works. Unable to create a sculpture, he covers a dead cat in clay and passes it off as an original work. The piece, "Dead Cat," is acclaimed by the
hipsters who had once scorned him, as is "Murdered Man," the clay-covered body of a narcotics cop Walter accidentally kill...