Bus Party To Hell, A Ride You Won’t Recover From
Bus Party To Hell Film Details.
Director: Rolfe Kanefsky
Writer: Rolfe Kanefsky
Story: Michael Mahal
Release Date: April 13th, 2018
Release Format: VOD
MPAA Rating: N/A
Running Time: 85 mins
When a party bus on its way to Burning Man filled with a bunch of sexy young adults breaks down in the desert and in the middle of a group of Satanic worshippers, all hell literally breaks loose. A massacre leaves seven survivors trapped on the bus, fighting for their lives while wondering if someone or someones are not what they seem.
Bus Party To Hell is written and directed by Rolfe Kanefsky who wrote and directed Midnight Man and The Black Room, among others. Michael Mahal wrote the story for this film and you can find it now on VOD.
Tara Reid as Darby
Sadie Katz as Joan
Devanny Pinn as Kimberly
Elissa Bowling as Sect
Aaron Groben as Mike
Ben Stobber as Warren
Nicholas George as Rail
Brenna Daly as Party Girl on Bus
Nailya Shakirova as Priestess
J. Spencer as Photographer
Selena D. as Ginger
Brian Blu as Fik
Michael Forsch as Lloyd
ViDonna Michaels as Reese
Heidi Moore as Cult Member
Bus Party To Hell (aka Party Bus To Hell) is a horror-comedy film about a group of tedious people getting on a bus and suddenly everybody starts to scream and blood is splattered all over the screen. Oh, and there’s Tara Reid in it. Did I sell it right? I mean, we’ve heard and seen all of this before and Bus Party To Hell isn’t surprising or new enough to keep my enthusiasm.
Bus Party To Hell starts right off with action and gore and even though the concept of the desert may bring a much more impressive look at the premise, it didn’t capture my attention. It had a taste of comedy which I thought was funny but after witnessing overacted performances you can’t take it at all seriously. I wanted to have a good time watching it and turn off my brain for 90 minutes but I kept requesting it was over.
I wonder why Tara Reid still tries to be the guilty pleasure horror role model for this genre. I actually fell for her in Urban Legend because I did enjoy her chase scene and atmosphere of the film but here she only sells her name and that’s it. She doesn’t sound at all convincing in her latest roles.
There are great horror comedies that I reviewed for the past year that were low-budget but they were done with passion. Bus Party To Hell may have some here-and-there moments that could be engaged but overall it felt like a rip-off From Dusk Till Dawn. The overuse of nudity and discussing sex isn’t entertaining or even remotely interesting in any way anymore. I would have approved to watch some humor with brains.
The idea of including a cult to the mix is great and their outfits and makeup were on point indeed, but the fundamental obstacle with Bus Party To Hell is the script. The characters were merely blocking the screen with lame dialogues and predictable choices and how can you enjoy a film with these weak elements…
I genuinely tried to write a proper review for this film but Bus Party To Hell left me an unnatural taste in my mouth and a hollow space in my head. If you’re into horror comedy with gore, a bunch of useless nudity and if you’re a stan of Tara Reid, then you might enjoy this film.