MANDY is a gorgeous, mad hellscape of ’80s terror, revenge, astrology, and more.
Videodrome. 1983. Directed & Written by David Cronenberg. Starring James Woods, Debbie Harry, Sonja Smits, Peter Dvorsky, Leslie Carlson, Jack Creley, Lynne Gorman, Julie Khaner, Reiner Schwarz, David Bolt, Lally Cadeau, Henry Gomez, Harvey Chao, David Tsubouchi, & Kay Hawtrey. Canadian Film Development Corporation/Famous Players/Filmplan International/Guardian Trust Company/Victor Solnicki Productions. Rated R. 87 minutes. Horror/Sci-FiContinue reading “Videodrome: Medium, Message, Metaphysics”
Psycho II. 1983. Dir. Richard Franklin. Screenplay by Tom Holland. Starring Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, Meg Tilly, Robert Loggia, Dennis Franz, and Hugh Gilin. Universal Pictures. Rated 18+. 113 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★ For my review of the 1960 classic Psycho on Blu ray, click here. For the sequel to this film, Psycho III, click here. There’sContinue reading “One of the Most Underrated Horror Sequels: Psycho II”
The debut feature film of Panos Cosmatos, BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW, is modern psychedelia at its finest.