A Bucket of Blood
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A fine example -- perhaps the best available -- of "B"-movie overlord Roger Corman's "Weekend Wonders" from the producer/director's early career (see also the original Little Shop of Horrors), this horror-comedy was also the first of beloved actor Dick Miller's dozen-odd portrayals of the character Walter Paisley. A geeky waiter and busboy at a happening Beatnik café, Walter is intensely jealous of the swinging social lives of the artistic types who hang there. A bizarre twist of fate changes everything; when Paisley accidentally kills his landlady's cat,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A monolith of lowbrow entertainment from the days when cheap movies could be made and marketed cheaply."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"A true cult film delight from the 1950s made for all eras."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"One of Corman's best."
‑ Cole Smithey, ColeSmithey.com
"Classic Corman camp comedy, with the original Dick Miller performance as Walter Paisley."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
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