‘Psycho Goreman’ Review: A Cleverly Schlocky Evil-Alien-Out-of-Water Comedy That’s Like Marvel Meets Troma
One of the trends of our time is the way that extreme culture can wind up turning into kiddie culture.
Head-banging metal that was once the down-and-dirty province of those in their teens and twenties had evolved, by the time of “School of Rock,” into a grade-school activity as wholesome as choir practice.
“Psycho Goreman,” written and directed by Steven Kostanski, offers a variation on the same phenomenon.
In spirit if not in fact, it’s a Troma film — in this case, a gonzo absurdist intergalactic sci-fi horror comedy that flaunts the gory ingenuity of its no-budget analog effects, along with a lot of so-broad-it’s-camp acting.
“Psycho Goreman” wants to bring back those heady Troma fumes.
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