LIVE EVIL is a whole lot of jaw-droppin', popcorn-munchin' fun to watch.
Fango can attest that it contains plenty of blood, skin, grisly makeup FX and violent action.
(Michael Gingold, Fangoria)
It's definitely a cut - excuse the pun - above the usual splatter flicks.
(Steve Persall, St. Petersburg Times)
...its unique blend of references, innnovations and offbeat sense of humour will charm the pants off of the true horror fans out there.
(Matt Compton, Nefarious Films)
I first heard of this film through GHOST LAKE’S makeup effects person, Marcus Koch. Some friends of his had moved to LA to make a vampire film. As a favor to Marcus, I met with Mark Terry and the director he had at that time. We talked and I recommended one of my long time friends and DP’s Scott Spears. That was the last I thought I’d hear of LIVE EVIL until the premiere. I was very wrong.
Scott did shoot for 2 days on the film which at that point I guess was already out of money. They shot the opening scene of the movie and edited it together. Then the original team all fell out of love with each other...
Vampires are having trouble surviving in a world whose life giving blood supply has become polluted by drugs and STDs. As they fight amongst themselves for the remaining humans with pure blood they unknowingly face a far greater danger in the form of a vampire killing priest (Tim Thomerson). Can they trust an infamous "blood pusher" (Ken Foree)? Life is hell for these semi-humans in the twisted, violent, bloody, dangerous and darkly absurd world they hope to survive.
Directed by: Jay Woelfel | Written by: Mark Terry (characters), Jay Woelfel (adaptation)
Cast: Tim Thomerson, Mark Hengst, Osa Wallander, Ken Foree, Gregory Lee Kenyon
Eva Derrek, Tiffany Shepis, Lee Perkins, Mark Terry, Mike Nyman, Kimberly Sanders
Produced by: Elizabeth Busch, Ken Foree, Robert Sotto, Mark Terry, Beau Unger
Music: Austin Wintory | Cinematography: Kelly Richard, Scott Spears
Film Editing: Jonathan Ammon | Art Direction: Jasi Cotton Lanier | Makeup Dept: Amber Barrios
Second Unit Director: Gianni Biasetti Sr. | Sound Dept: James Barth, G.W. Pope III, Travis Stoffs