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Two years ago, the Mugg Brothers, who have never worked a day in their lives, inherited a brownstone apartment building. In that short time, their slacker ways have run the building into the ground. Tenants are moving out, no one drinks at the bar downstairs, and the building's pets are going missing. If all that isn't enough to make them sit up and take notice, they soon discover a mysterious creature is hiding in the basement and trying to eat every living thing in the building one by one!
Marion and Jarmon Mugg are two slackers who probably could not hold down a nine to five job if their lives depended on it so luckily for them they inherited an old apartment building after their mother passed away. The problem is they would rather go to bar in the basement than do any actual work around the place which is very run down. Things are so bad tenants start moving out but things get a lot worse when those that still live there begin seeing their pets disappearing. After a bit of investigating or lack there of the two brothers find out that there is a mole man living in the basement and it seems he wants to eat everything and everyone in the building. Now the two must come up with a plan to rid the building of this menace before no one is left.
"The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue" doesn't try to go after any scares here, this is strictly a comedy and Writers/Directors, Mike Bradecich and John LaFlamboy really deliver on the laughs. What is more amazing is that the two men are also the film's two lead actors. This two guys are pretty much useless which makes for some very funny moments when they decide to attack the problem head on because they do not want the police involved because if they saw the state of the building it would be shut down almost immediately. Things are so bad that they are robbing electricity from the local church.
If this all sounds like a hysterical mess thats because it is. You only get to see the mole man every so slightly until the very end but I thought he was very creepy looking and I kind of wised they would have shown him up close a bit more during the film but I do realize they were after the laughs here and I thing they were successful at doing so. This could very easily become a cult hit once strong word on mouth gets out on it.
So if you like a good comedy/horror then I recommend checking this out, it is smart and funny and it has a terrific cast that includes Robert Englund. "The Mole Man of Belmont Avenue" is available on DVD and Digital now. You can order the DVD HERE.
Released by Level 33 Entertainment
**** Out Of *****