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Maniac (1980, dir. William Lustig)

A mother-obsessed New York loner goes on a killing spree. De Palma-ish slasher, with the expected Hitchcock and giallo references. Maniac works because of its grubby style, its still-effective gore, decent direction, and a sweaty central performance.

Eamonn's Reviews

Plain, Simple Tom reviews . . . "10 Cloverfield Lane" (2016)

Another well received film of yesteryear, 10 Cloverfield Lane was one of those films that I had heard some good things about (I even blindly added John Goodman to my “Best Performances of 2016” list, based solely on the general buzz I was getting from fellow bloggers) but I decided to leave it, mainly because I hadn’t seen… 590 more words

Film Reviews

The Charm of 'So Long at the Fair'

In one of my first posts for this blog, I talked about my love for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes. When I was a teenager, I was shown a film which, in plot, is quite similar –  845 more words


The Terror Test - EP 24 - Psycho and Frenzy

THE TERROR TEST podcast is a conversation between two horror fans to weigh the merits of films and decide whether to admit them  into our sacred horror canon.  244 more words