ALIENS, CLOWNS & GEEKS Review–Raunchy Horror-Comedy is a Riotous Crowd-Pleaser
Starring Bodhi Elfman, Rebecca Forsythe, and Angeline-Rose Troy
Written by Richard Elfman
Directed by Richard Elfman
Strictly speaking, Aliens, Clowns & Geeks isn’t a horror movie. But when you have intergalactic, face-painted freaks looking to destroy the planet (not to mention a dude with “the key to the universe” stuck up his ass) you’re going to get some love from Dread Central. Besides, clowns are scary–no matter what planet they come from!
Aliens, Clowns & Geeks comes from visionary filmmaker/musician Richard Elfman, best known as the founder of Oingo Boingo and the writer/director of The Forbidden Zone! Los Angeles-area fans of this zany, mad genius can experience Aliens, Clowns & Geeks AND The Forbidden Zone Director’s Cut this Saturday, January 30th–drive-in style! Both films are screening as part of the Valley Film Festival! Find full details and purchase tickets to attend by following the link below.
Aliens, Clowns & Geeks follows Eddy Pine (played by Bodhi Elfman), an out of work actor and lothario Casanova who finds himself in a very uncomfortable situation (remember that “key to the universe” I mentioned earlier?). Suddenly at the center of interstellar mayhem, he crosses paths with amorous Swedes, a mad scientist played by French Stewart, and (of course) legions of extraterrestrial clowns! The colorful horde is commanded by Emperor Beezel-Chugg played by diminutive actor Verne Troyer in one of his final film roles. We also get George Wendt as a priest and Angeline-Rose Troy as a junkie mother; plus Aliens, Clowns & Geeks sees Richard Elfman and his wife Anastasia Elfman in multiple cameos.
Aliens, Clowns & Geeks is equal parts irreverent satire, raunchy comedy, and surreal fever-dream; a nonstop thrill-ride that will have you clutching your stomach with laughter. It’s great entertainment and perfect for chasing away the COVID-19 Blues. Simultaneously a love letter to Hollywood and a self-deprecating send-up of the entertainment industry, the film is a 90-minute party you’ll be glad you attended!
Aliens, Clowns & Geeks isn’t for everyone–but horror fans aren’t known for being easily offended. This is one of those films that can’t be compared to anything else–a uniquely bizarre experience with the ability to enrage, enthrall, but mostly entertain! Don’t miss it!