Have you ever had simply the worst day? Not just a bad day, but a the worst version of any day imaginable. Perhaps even a series of them, one after another, until the stress has compounded multiple times over and literally hurts. You reach the point when you feel like you’re just going to explode, but you don’t. You hold it in. Writer/director Jacob Vaughan is here to warn you against that containment. It’s not due to the risk of high blood pressure or an inappropriate outburst (so to speak). No, Vaughn wants you to know your stress could eventually manifest itself into a demon that crawls out of your butt and seeks revenge on your oppressors — at least if you’re Ken Marino’s character in “Bad Milo!”
There’s really not much more to say about the SXSW entry from earlier this year. It stars the aforementioned Marino as the aptly named Ken, along with Gillian Jacobs (“Community”), Peter Stormare (“Armageddon”), and Patrick Warburton (“The Tick”). The comedic horror show chronicles the troubles of an extremely exacerbated individual who must learn to control his demons — figuratively and literally. As Stormare bluntly states in the trailer, “It’s a metaphor.” But if Ken doesn’t get his metaphor under control, it looks like many of his friends will have the ultimate worst day: their last.
“Bad Milo!” is scheduled for a limited release October 4. Check out the goofy and gruesome red band trailer below.