What’s doin’, Bastards.
Mr. Six here with a look at a mess of sick and twisted. Needless to say, I am intrigued at the prospects of this flick. Word on the street is that it takes a different route from the original (a Lustig classic) and is actually pretty good. Check out the trailer, and don’t get any blood on’ya.
The skinny on the flick,
Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill. A 21st century Jack the Ripper set in present-day LA, MANIAC is a re-boot of the cult film considered by many to be the most suspenseful slasher movie ever made – an intimate, visually daring, psychologically complex and profoundly horrific trip into the downward spiralling nightmare of a killer and his victims.
LOCKED AND LOADED,
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