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Bit Parts (2006)

Sarah Gordon , Christopher Page  |  Unrated |  DVD
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Sarah Gordon, Christopher Page, Michelle Angel, Dave Reda (Director), Molly Fix
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Cinema Epoch
  • DVD Release Date: February 13, 2007
  • Run Time: 72 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000KJTFZC
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #533,265 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Bit Parts" on IMDb

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars We likes it, precious. November 12, 2007
Format:DVD
Bit Parts (Dave Reda, 2006)

I have to say that when I watch microbudget horror films these days, I go into them not expecting much. It's a pessimistic policy, but not a terrible one; that way, when you come up with something really good, you're pleasantly surprised, and you're never too disappointed. I'd like to say that Bit Parts is something special-- another Deadbirds or something-- but it never quite gets to that level. Still, for the amateur production it obviously is, it surprised me in just about every way.

The plot, as noted by All-Movie Guide, is a riff on Eyes Without a Face, Georges' Franju's 1959 thriller: after a car accident, a plastic surgeon (Christopher Page)'s daughter (Michelle Angel) is left horribly disfigured, and he lures innocent, beautiful girls to his home to use pieces of them to reconstruct his daughter's body. When Brenda Martin (Sarah Gordon) falls into the trap, her sister Melissa (Molly Fix) and the cab driver (played by Reda) who took her to the supposed movie audition from which she was kidnapped try to find her while she's still alive.

It suffers all the problems one expects from a microbudget flick, but perhaps not as much as most; the acting isn't A-list, but it's surprisingly good for a production of this level. The script isn't as tight as it could be, but it's quick and grimly funny. The camerwork is of surprisingly high quality, and the music (supplied by Primus drummer Tim Alexander) fits in quite well. Yes, it's derivative and kind of silly, but that doesn't make it any less fun. Certainly worth killing an hour and a half with. ** ˝
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Low-Budget Film that Blends Horror and Humor March 30, 2007
Format:DVD
Bit Parts is a wonderful low-budget film that blends horror and subversive humor. I review horror films for a living so I know a few things about what makes a great film, especially in the horror genre.

Bit Parts has an original story (owing some plot points to the classic French horror film Eyes Without a Face), great character development, is professionally shot and looks great, has some great black comedy throughout and the gore (though there isn't much) looks great!

The main reason I enjoyed this film was the social commentary it presented on plastic surgery and the L.A. lifestyle. Getting lured to phony auditions is something that could really happen in L.A. and the plastic surgery angle is dead-on.

Most of all though, this is an entertaining and enjoyable low-budget film. Highly recommended!
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars great flick December 1, 2006
Format:DVD
After seing a segment on NBC 11 I went to see this movie at a theater in San Jose and I was quite impressed. It had a great combination of suspense and gore with a few laughs for good measure. The cinematography gave the movie that extra erie feel to it while the effects enhanced the gore. The actors did a good job making the characters and story believable. To make sure I hadn't missed anything I stayed for the second show. I am happy to find that it is finally available on DVD.
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great Indie Film March 29, 2007
Format:DVD
My wife and I are always on the lookout for up and coming directors. Looks like Dave Reda is on his way to becoming a great director. This movie has an original story line and not like the cookie cutter crap that all the other indie film makers are putting out. Not only is the have a great horror value but there is a few great one liners thrown in will have you laughing out loud. Definitly worth checking this one out and I love how it came out in the super 16 film. This movie is very good and i'd love to see another film by this director on a mega film studio budget. Good luck on your future Dave. Loved the movie.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent Movie November 30, 2006
Format:DVD
I saw this movie on it release in San Jose. It was excellent, awesome storyline, and cool special effects. Dave Reda did a wonderful job directing this flick. It is a must have for all you horror fanatics.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I got the movie for one reason; and one reason only. Sarah Gordon and I went to the same high school together. In 2022, I plan to take it with me to our 30th reunion and have her sign it. Of course, I hope she will by a few of my book and make it an even autograph exchange. As for the movie itself, Sarah Gordon carried the movie from the moment she came on screen. You might think I'm saying this because of my past with her; but no, truly, I felt she was the strongest member of the cast. I would recommend this movie to anybody for a little over an hour of some weird horror movie action.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Scary movie April 11, 2007
Format:DVD
This movie kept me entertained. I found it scary and funny. The characters pulled me into the movie. Excellent acting, with the exception of the daughter and doctor, kept the movie believeable. LA appeared hot and sleezy, which accurately depicted the loneliness and desperation felt by many young actors there. Overall, a very good independent film.
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars SUPPORT INDIE HORROR March 29, 2007
Format:DVD
BIT PARTS

TAGLINE: THIS IS NO ORDINARY NIP & TUCK

What the back DVD says:

Dr. Cranston is a successful plastic surgeon in Los Angeles until his daughter is horribly disfigured in a car accident that he caused. To ease his remorse, he tirelessly labors to replace the magled features of his sweet Maggie. Wanting his daughter to be perfect, Dr. Cranston seeks women with the perfect nose, perfect eyes, or perfect breasts for his daughter.

72 min's. Written by Jon Rosenberg produced and directed by Dave Reda who also stars in the movie.

My viewpoint:

AN INDIE FILM WITH SOME PROMISE OF FUTURE MASTERPIECES.

The movie is a perfect Indie horror movie with some amazing written parts that have an original touch of humor and horror mixed together. The direction for a new comer to the movie world Dave Reda is by far some of the best I have seen when it comes to Indie horror movies. The acting is very strong at times and sometimes can be a little corny and bad. The over all aspect to the movie is a well put together first time approach.

I was amazed at the opening. The dark approach and grainy feel to the camera lens gave it that realistic appeal to life. It was acted out like you and me who is reading This would be average people living out there lifes and going about there daily business.

The makeup was not half bad. The low budget appeal could be seen at times but does not effect the over all outcome to the movie. I think the only bad things at times was the added cornyness to the story. Such as the daughter Maggie playing that spoiled little rich girl type feel, which at times got on my nerves.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars are you kidding me?!?!?!
Worst movie I've ever seen. Worse than Wolf Creek.If youre thinkin about it, just stop.
Published on September 17, 2007 by R. Jones
1.0 out of 5 stars Amazon Should Have Paid Me to Watch This!!!
This movie was complete garbage!!! I cannot believe this thing made it out of the trash can. This movie is amateurish in every way. Read more
Published on April 6, 2007 by Imsimplyhere
1.0 out of 5 stars Wow!
Hilarious. Absolutely HILARIOUS! Oh, wait... I'm not laughing with the movie, or even at it, but laughing at the amount of dolts that gave this movie 4 or 5 stars! Read more
Published on March 29, 2007 by Lucky902
4.0 out of 5 stars Spotlight on Bit Parts
Okay... so this is my first review on Amazon, and I'm glad it was for this movie. I'm not a huge fan of horror films, I must admit, but I'm glad I had the opportunity to come... Read more
Published on March 29, 2007 by P. Langit
1.0 out of 5 stars Total Junk!!!
This film is single-handedly the worst piece of crap I've ever wasted the time watching. Editing, shooting, effects, makeup, acting, directing... Read more
Published on March 28, 2007 by Eric M. Marshall
5.0 out of 5 stars Good thriller with a comedic twist
I love horror movies and this one did not let me down. I was expecting a low budget experience for an indie film but it wasnt anywhere low budget. Read more
Published on March 7, 2007 by R. Hall
5.0 out of 5 stars "Bit Parts" is both Macabre and Bittingly Funny
Twisted and playfully macabre, "Bit Parts" is every Plain Jane's schadenfreude. In the film directed by Dave Reda, young Hollywood starlets with perfect lips, eyes and breasts are... Read more
Published on March 4, 2007 by Love to Scream
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