It’s a tale as old as time: young kids befriend an alien with strange powers and go off on all sorts of merry adventures while learning valuable life lessons. But in the case of Psycho Goreman, those valuable life lessons just involve ripping monsters limb from bloody limb. Here’s the official synopsis:
Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord. Using a magical amulet, they force the monster to obey their childish whims, and accidentally attract a rogues’ gallery of intergalactic assassins to small-town suburbia.
Psycho Goreman is the latest movie from Steven Kostanski, who co-directed 2016’s The Void. But Psycho Goreman hearkens back to the gore-filled comedy of Kostanski’s work with Astron-6, specifically 2011’s Manborg. I also love that the trailer gives off some serious early ‘90s gory superhero/sci-fi movie vibes à la 1991’s The Guyver and Zeiram.
But if none of that means anything to you, then imagine if Mighty Morphin Power Rangers featured decapitation, disembowling, and lots of alien viscera. If that sounds good to you, then this bonkers trailer suggests a really good time.
Pyscho Goreman will debut at SXSW on Friday the 13th (obvs). Birth.Movies.Death. has more info on the movie’s monsters and storyline.
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