Starring Brian Pestos alongside a slumming-it Oscar Isaac as wayward cousins, the two set off to avenge the death of Pestos’s dog, Jolly. Along the way the two run into a deep cast of celebrity cameos that include Elijah Wood, Gillian Jacob, Kristen Wiig, Bobby Moynihan, Adam Brody, Ryan Phillippe, Garret Dillahunt and Kevin Corrigan. Isaac and Pestos are trashed throughout, which we’re sure is meant to lead to laughs, and judging by the smash cuts to black scored by gunshots and shocking violence.
In a strange case of truth in advertising, the trailer seems to highlight all the problems that our reviewer had with the film, right down to repeating scenes of violence. In any event, if you want to sit through an excruciating 80+ minutes in the comfort of your own home, “Revenge for Jolly” arrives on DVD May 7th. Check out the trailer below.