American Mummy Offers Zombies, Clichés  

American Mummy Film Details DecayMag.com Director: Charles Pinion Writer(s): Charles Pinion Greg Salman American Mummy

Director: Charles Pinion

Writer(s):

Charles Pinion

Greg Salman

Release Date: May 2017

Release Format: DVD

MPAA Rating: R

Genre: Horror

Running Time: 82min

Synopsis:

A group of university students in the New Mexico desert unearth an ancient mummy, which one of the students performs a secret, primeval blood ritual. This awakens the death-hungry spirit of the Aztec Lord Tezcalipoca, intent on finishing his centuries-old reign of terror. Soon, the mummy’s curse possesses the students’ souls, turning them against each other in a bid to spread his evil to the entire world.

Overview: A team of university students finds the archeological site of an ancient Aztec god, Tezcatlipoca. After one student, Carmen (Esther

A team of university students finds the archeological site of an ancient Aztec god, Tezcatlipoca. After one student, Carmen (Esther Cantana), executes a strange resurrection ritual the mummy’s curse gets activated and anyone who comes in contact with her…will then catch a zombie like virus–what?!

DecayMag.com Director: Charles Pinion Writer(s): Charles Pinion Greg Salman American Mummy

Pros:

The location of the film was proper. I liked the work on the mask of the mummy and costume design for the Aztec rituals. Some of the special effects were properly done.Yet, only a few had a better impact. I thought it was interesting that the setting was in America and it was the mummy of an Aztec god. I would have appreciated more background on who this mummy was. There were blood and guts; in some scenes, it was displayed nicely!

Cons:

Unfortunately, this film had more cons than pros. First, the movie poster doesn’t even match the movie and I find that to be a huge problem. The performances in this film are mediocre and sometimes even hard to follow with. The fact that people were turning into zombies was very confusing. I would have liked more background knowledge as to why this is. The score was “cheesy” at times and did not match well with the film.

In conclusion:

The film was not well directed and performed.

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