American Scumbags, Dakota Bailey: Trailer Review
American Scumbags Film Review
Director: Dakota Bailey
Writer: Dakota Bailey
Release Date: January 2017
Release Format: Streaming
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Horror Sub-Genre: Crime
The film features three stories revolving around heroin addicted hitman/drug dealer Johnny (Dakota Bailey), sadistic psychopath convict Billy (Darien Fawkes) & drug kingpin Chester. The film takes the viewer into a seedy underworld where crimes & drugs rule.
American Scumbags will release sometime in January 2017. Dakota Bailey notable for My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence returns to the director’s chair. Bailey also wrote the screenplay to American Scumbags, a dark Crime film.
The feature is an anthology film. Stories follow;
• Johnny, a heroin-addicted drug dealer, and hitman
• Billy, a sadistic psychopath convict
• Chester, a drug kingpin.
Filled with sex, violence, and crime, American Scumbags plays like an exploitation snuff film. The trailer opens with a scene of a man filling a container with some kind of acidic substance.
In a quick cut, the scene changes to what looks to be a dead animal getting gutted. A scene of a man on the phone instructing the kill of a man. The scene later transitions to a couple having sex.
Then we see a man yelling at someone on the phone. A quick cut present this same man getting chased down and killed.
The scene transitions to a man talking on the phone. Another sequence finds a man masturbating in a car. A man murdered for reasons unknown is displayed. A man walks in on a couple having sex. He kills him.
My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence had scenes of sex, drugs, crime, and violence. Necrophilia was also hinted. Dakota Bailey’s follow-up, American Scumbags looks to live up to the name.
American Scumbags is produced by Greg Martin, Dustin Hubbard, Jimmy Panic, and Dakota Bailey.
The cast is:
- Dakota Bailey as Johnny
- Darien Fawkes as Billy
- Fred Epstein as Chester
- L.B. as Wheelin’ Deals
- Nick Benning as Lucifer
- Bianca Valentino as Angel
- Katy Katzar as The ex
- Bill Schafer as The Boyfriend
- Matt Marshall as Marshall
- V.B. as Teddy
- C Dog as Himself