Get Bruised with “For the Sake of Vicious” Trailer

Imagine you come home after a long day at work and there's not just a man inside your house, but two men. One of them is bloody and tied to a chair. The other is wielding a hammer. And suddenly there are a half-dozen masked men outside, and they want in no matter what.

That's the insane reality of For the Sake of Vicious. It premiered at genre film festivals last year, where it earned good reviews for its no-holds-barred violence and terror. The film will have a staggered release, culminating in a Blu-ray drop in May.

For the Sake of Vicious will open in limited release on April 16. It will be available on VOD on April 20. Then for those who just have to own it, there will be a Blu-ray release two weeks later on May 4.


About Kip Mooney

Kip Mooney
Like many film critics born during and after the 1980s, my hero is Roger Ebert. The man was already the best critic in the nation when he won the Pulitzer in 1975, but his indomitable spirit during and after his recent battle with cancer keeps me coming back to read not only his reviews but his insightful commentary on the everyday. But enough about a guy you know a lot about. I knew I was going to be a film critic—some would say a snob—in middle school, when I had to voraciously defend my position that The Royal Tenenbaums was only a million times better than Adam Sandler’s remake of Mr. Deeds. From then on, I would seek out Wes Anderson’s films and avoid Sandler’s like the plague. Still, I like to think of myself as a populist, and I’ll be just as likely to see the next superhero movie as the next Sundance sensation. The thing I most deplore in a movie is laziness. I’d much rather see movies with big ambitions try and fail than movies with no ambitions succeed at simply existing. I’m also a big advocate of fun-bad movies like The Room and most of Nicolas Cage’s work. In the past, I’ve written for The Dallas Morning News and the North Texas Daily, which I edited for a semester. I also contributed to Dallas-based Pegasus News, which in the circle of life, is now part of The Dallas Morning News, where I got my big break in 2007. Eventually, I’d love to write and talk about film full-time, but until that’s a viable career option, I work as an auditor for Wells Fargo. I hope to one day meet my hero, go to the Toronto International Film Festival, and compete on Jeopardy. Until then, I’m excited to share my love of film with you.