Fun picture plenty of killings, thrills, chills, amusement, ironical touches, and usual Zombies. Bárbara (Macarena Gómez) is a co-ed of a prestigious medicine university. She is a femme fatale fashionista at a trendy design school who embarks on a brutal and bloody killing spree. Meanwhile, Tomás (César Camíno) and Alex (Alejo Sauras) are experimenting about broadcasting vital images, these experiments lead to unexpected consequences.
Lots of gags and sketches, some of them funny but movie lacks a real freshness. Spoof movie with a myriad of silly and unimaginative gags, though it has its good moments here and there. And blending audio-visual narrative, as television style as advertisement spots ; in addition, comic-books esthetic and Split-screen (similarly to ¨Hulk¨, 2003, by Ang Lee). ¨Sexy Killer¨ is more a nutty comedy than a terror movie. This is a hilarious parodycrime, surrealist, extreme spoof and gross out but is also intelligent and bold. As always, the cinematographic references are numerous and provide silly laughs from start to finish, the amusement is guess what films result to be, as there are several cinematic remarks from famous movies, such as : ¨Carrie¨(at the prologue), ¨13th Friday¨, ¨Taxi Driver¨, ¨Crocodrile Dundee¨, ¨Dead Evil¨, ¨From dusk to dawn¨, ¨Scream¨, and including the gore-feast-surgery of ¨Reanimator¨ and splatter of ¨Braindead¨.
Fun acting by Macarena Gómez as a feisty and lethal psycho-killer fashion victim, while gleefully evading the hapless cops assigned to the murder cases. Sexykiller character is a crossover of a fashion young Hannibal Lecter and Patrick Bateman including the Paris Hilton wardrobe style. She is supported by known TV actors as Alejo Sauras, César Camino, Ramón Langa and the veteran, recently deceased Angel Andrés López who played along with Macarena Gómez in ¨Platillos Volantes¨. Besides, Javier Botet who played the girl Medeiros in ¨Rec¨saga by Jaime Balagueró and Paco Plaza.
Appropriate and colorful cinematography by Carlos Gusi who has photographed hits as ¨Torrente¨, ¨Box 507¨, ¨Cell 211¨, ¨Take my eyes¨, and ¨El Niño¨. Gusi photographs splendidly the wonderful exteriors from Comillas, Cantabria where ¨Sexykilller¨ was colorfully shot. Moving musical score by Fernando Velazquez who previously composed for successful terrorthriller films as ¨The orphanage¨, ¨For the good of others¨, ¨Julia's eyes¨ and ¨Devil¨..Amusing and surprising screenplay by Pablo Cabezas. Paco is a good screen-writer such as ¨Bon Appetit¨ (2010), ¨Spanish movie¨(2009), ¨Sexy killer¨(2008) and a notorious filmmaker, especially known for Carne Neón (2010), and his first feature length project : ¨Aparecidos¨ (2007), being subsequently hired by HollywoodNicolas Cage, where directed Tokarev (2014). Furthermore, ¨Men with No Fear¨ and ¨Mr. Right¨ with big Hollywood name stars. This motion picture titled ¨Sexykiller¨(firstly titled Barbykiller) was professionally directed by Miguel Martí, an expert on crazy comedies, as he proved in ¨Slam¨ and ¨Fin De Curso¨. ¨SexyKiller¨ had world premiere in 2008 Toronto Film Festival and in the Official Section in Sitges Festival. However, some reviewers panned it, describing it as a cheap pastiche.
Review by ma-cortes from the Internet Movie Database.