WAX MASK REVIEWED
“Wax Mask” follows resurrected people, mystery killers and others stalking the streets of Rome. For a film that was supposed to be Fulci’s last offering, the end result is depressing. Most of the film looks like the cloudiest of VCDs, but I guess that was to hide many of the issues that plagued the production. While there is a clear push for horror goodness, everything on the film feels rushed. Sergio Stivaletti was an FX master and his practical work on this film looks great. But, it’s a constant reminder why Savini’s Night of the Living Dead isn’t remembered like Romero’s original.
Some people need a few practice films before they get the ability to craft films. If you can swing this film for 94 minutes, it’s a fun lark. But, there is absolutely nothing essential in this film. While I appreciate the bonus material, it just goes to make the film look like it was shot in little-to-no light. That’s just a personal pet peeve.
- 1.78:1 1080p transfer
- Dolby Digital 5.1