- 1 hr 18 min
Frankenfake is a 2014 horror-comedy movie written and directed by Joe Castro. The film stars Nicole Chilelli, Laura Dandridge, and Joe Castro himself. The movie is a satirical take on the modern-day obsession with social media and fame. The story follows a group of friends who are obsessed with becoming famous on social media. They continuously post fake pictures and videos to gain more followers, but they are not satisfied with the results. One of them, Emily, comes up with an idea to take their obsession to the next level. She suggests that they create a fake monster and post videos and pictures of it online, claiming it to be real.
The group agrees, and they start working on the monster's design. They decide to make it a cross between Frankenstein's monster and Bigfoot, and they name it Frankenfake. They put all their efforts into making the monster as realistic as possible, using prosthetics and special effects to bring it to life.
As soon as they post their first video of Frankenfake, it becomes an overnight sensation. People all over the world start sharing the video, convinced that the monster is real. The group's social media followers sky-rocket, and they start getting offers for sponsorships and interviews.
However, things start to take a dark turn when people start claiming that they have seen the monster in real life. Emily and her friends are not sure what to make of it, as they know that Frankenfake is not real. As the days go by, more and more people start seeing the monster, and they are convinced that it is a threat to their safety.
Amidst all this chaos, Emily and her friends start to realize the consequences of their actions. They never intended to create panic or harm anyone, but they are responsible for the fear and hysteria that Frankenfake has created. They decide to come out in public and reveal the truth about the monster, hoping to put an end to it all.
Overall, Frankenfake is a hilarious yet thought-provoking movie that explores the darker side of social media and fame. The film has a unique plot, witty dialogues, and brilliant performances by the cast. It is a must-watch for anyone who enjoys horror-comedy movies and is looking for something different.