George A. Romero's return to the director's chair!
May 1, 2009
Bruiser was the long awaited return for horror film maker George A. Romero. While it was great to see old George back in action, the end results were a mix bag. A pseudo thriller about a brow beaten man who wakes up one day without a face! The guy uses this new (or lack of) identity to strike back at those who have wronged him in the past. As he plots his revenge, he finds a new love. Will he let that stop him and who or what is Bruiser?
The movie wasn't bad (but it's neither a classic) like some people have stated. It was a chance for Romero to get back into action after many film projects have died on the vine in the past ten years. He made a watchable movie on a real tight budget. Let's hope he'll get the opportunity to make more films. The Misfits also make an appearance in a club scene near the end of the film. Romero returned the favor by directing a couple of their music videos.