When the museum acquires a new Egyptian
exhibit with a dubious history, museum exhibits co-ordinator, Zita
Furneaux (Kylie Wyote) soon sets about donning a forbidden amulet and
calling upon the Goddess Nepthys (Andrea Smith) to bring her eternal
youth. The hidden catch is that she gets her youth as well as a very
Investigative journalist, Elys Lam (Christine Nguyen) is on the case
from the get go, as various nubiles go missing all to the beat of
The plot is, of course, mostly an excuse
for the leading ladies to appear unclothed in various coupling
permutations. The trysts are softcore and would play quite happily on
cable. Seems to me this film would have been ideal fodder for Rhonda
Shear's Up-All-Night film slot on the USA channel
I should note that Ms. Nguyen is very
restful on the eye, which helps.
Del Howison's Renfield Character from Don
Glut's Dracula productions pops up for comiv relief purposes and
creating a bizarre bridge between the world's of Dracula and the Mummy.
Bram Stoker obviously missed out by not including Renfield in his own
Mummy tale, Jewel of the Seven Stars (filmed as Blood From the Mummy's
For non-anamorphic and shot on video this
is as probably as good as it gets.
Considering the budget, kudo's to the
No Easter Eggs Found on Disc.
Probably the supplements are the best
value for money here considering the film is not really worthy of such
The commentary by director/writer Don
Glut (pronounced "Gloot") and editor/associate producer Dean McKendrick
is as enjoyable as any on a film whose shooting was 5 days on a
The photo galleries contain enough cheesecake pictures of the cast as to
satisfy most voyeurs.
The making-of featurette is as decent as
any I've seen on movies that do actually have budgets, and reveals Don
Glut, whose main claim to fame was penning the novelisation of The
Empire Strikes Back, as 1 part Hugh Hefner, 1 part George Lucas and 2
parts Ed Wood jr.
George Lucas and Glut attended film
school together, Glut even sounds like Lucas, but, alas, there the
Unadulterated erotic-horror tripe, but enjoyable enough, you know? The
kind of film where the heroine, listening to plot exposition, happily
opens her blouse and starts applying lotion to her breasts. You see what
I'm up against? I've watched the thing twice and the plot slid by me
The characters mostly have names that are
riffs on classic horror stars, Chrissy Lee, Professor Petra Cushing
etcetera, all of whom would squirm at the thought, stick with Final
Destination and The Howling if that kind of in-jokiness floats your
boat. A few scares might have helped.
Reviewed by Wearysloth.