The delicate line between porn flicks and “regular” cinema is broken once again as Ron Jeremy lends his, er, um, “talent” to One-Eyed Monster.
The cast and crew of a porn quickie venture up to the mountains of Northern California to work on their latest direct-to-video hit in seclusion, where the filmmakers can work in peace, without the film’s backers breathing down the neck of slimy producer Jim (Jeff Denton, who looks like the lovechild of Zach Braff and Michael Vartan) and his crew of professionals (Jason Graham, Caleb Mayo, and Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Amber Benson). Among the faces are veteran porn stars Ron (Ron Jeremy) and Veronica (Veronica Hart) and their newer, younger co-stars Angel (Carmen Hart, a working porn actress), Lance (Bart Fletcher), Wanda (Jenny Guy), and Rock (John Edward Lee).
At first, things are all fine and dandy. But then, during the night, an inexplicable beam of light possesses lead actor Ron. Soon, the porn legend’s famous penis — which is now inhabited by an unknown alien life form — has detached itself from his body and is going around killing the rest of the cast and crew by fucking them to death!
That, in a nutshell, is One-Eyed Monster, a silly-though-enjoyable indie flick from the brothers Adam, Jordan, and Scott Fields (who probably stayed up very late watching movies they shouldn’t have as children). Most of the “monster” shots are brief, so as not to bombard the viewer with a giant fake penis, and that in itself probably makes the movie more appealing than one would expect it to be. The jokes and special effects are intentionally bad (as they should be in a film of this nature), so the actors and actresses are under no strain to deliver believable performances. But, if I had to award any one particular actor with an award for this movie, it would go to veteran character actor Charles Napier as the kooky neighboring Vietnam vet who arrives just in time to steal the show.