Reminds me why I hate kids.
I was genuinely surprised when I finished watching this, a helluva lot better than its reputation suggests. Ed Hunt's killer-kid flick plays with the slasher tropes and reverses it into something else that stood out from other films that were released during the golden era of slasher despite it's obscene emphasis on nudity.
Okay, the kills needed a lot more gore and Hunt can't maintain a consistent pace but the concept is sound. Its…
"Instant replay. A miracle of modern technology."
Wow, 1980 sucked!
This has got to be one of the crappiest slashers I ever put myself through. Actually, make that one of the most excruciating slashers ever. There is virtually nothing I can recommend in the pile of genre faeces, it's scareless, bloodless, and the overlong 85 minute running time is mainly made up of shitty punk rockers dancing in a TV studio and a serial killer that sounds like a Dalek.…
So much so that Arnie's daft performance is the only salvageable aspect that can be scraped from this plate of visual diarrhea.
There's so many wrong things at play here:
1. Alicia Silverstone handles the english language like she just suffered a severe stroke.
2. Uma Thurman is about as sexy as Jimmy Saville in a children's hospital ward.
3. Chris O'Donnell has the charisma of a toilet seat.
4. George Clooney's leather nipples.
5. Bat bombs. Bat…
"It was always you, Helen. Come with me and be immortal."
This classic frightened a generation of their own bathroom mirrors. Totally under-appreciated upon it's release, even to this day but Bernard Rose's contemporary horror based on the short story, The Forbidden, by Clive Barker is a minor masterpiece and features a menacing performance from Tony Todd. While Freddy Kruger, Michael Myers and others stole the horror limelight, the Candyman not just haunt my dreams but forced me to avoid…