Strange Blood (2015)

strange blood

Director: Chad Michael Ward
Writer: Pearry Reginald Teo (story)
Starring Robert Brettenaugh, Alexandra Bard, James Adam Lim.USA. 1h 20m.

All hail the new flesh! If David Cronenberg was going to make a vampire film then it would be something like this, but on a much larger scale possibly with hordes of infected people running around.  Strange blood is a low budget attempt at showing us the horrors that sometimes come disguised as a scientific blessing. Melding science and mythology, this film successfully depicts a deep raw worship of an alien being, something akin to Existenz (1999), Tetsuo Body Hammer (1992) or even Hardware (1990) while keeping a firm foot on the daddy didn’t love me backstory.
Starting out fresh and curious the film is full swing in the laboratory,  no need for a achievement montage,  the experiment is a success!! Unfortunately the blob gets a little hostile similar to Ginger and Fred in
Splice (2009) and attacks Henry the pious doctor. Assuming It was a one-off attack and that he’s totally ok he carries on with the experiment, during this time his student falls in love with him and attempts to start  a relationship but the pathogen running through his blood from his experiment starts to transform him mentally first into a unemotional beast.

Fear the cure.

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