NOMADS: A City’s Old Horrors Linger On

John McTiernan’s debut NOMADS bridges past and present— a Gothic horror set in LA, where evil spirits/bikers lurk.

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The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2: Dark Comedy and the Repression of Leatherface

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2. 1986. Directed by Tobe Hooper. Screenplay by L.M. Kit Carson. Starring Dennis Hopper, Caroline Williams, Jim Siedow, Bill Moseley, Bill Johnson, Ken Evert, James N. Harrell, Lou Perryman, & Chris Douridas. Cannon Films/Golan-Globus Productions. Rated R. 101 minutes. Comedy/Horror ★★★1/2  Horror sequels are often unduly shit on. Many, in myContinue reading “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2: Dark Comedy and the Repression of Leatherface”

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MANHUNTER’s Neon Michael Mann Beauty

Thomas Harris told through the colourful eyes of American auteur Michael Mann.

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The Realism of Murder & HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER

This John McNaughton classic is pure terror, diving into the semi-real life of a prolific serial killer(/liar).

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Psycho III: Norman, Still Crazy After All These Years

Psycho III.  1986. Dir. Anthony Perkins. Screenplay by Charles Edward Pogue; based on characters by Robert Bloch. Starring Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell, Hugh Gillin, and Lee Garlington. Universal Pictures. Rated 18+. 93 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★ If you haven’t yet – read my Blu ray review for Alfred Hitchcock’s original 1960 classic Psycho.Continue reading “Psycho III: Norman, Still Crazy After All These Years”

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