"But this thing doesn't look like an accident. It looks like it's on purpose."
A very fitting quote from Creepshow 2 that describes the movie well - horror camp for the sake of horror camp. I love Stephen King more than most, but he's been involved in better things than this. There is however a certain dumb charm to it, a perfect rental for a sleepless night.
This, just like the first one, is an anthology horror film. The segments…
"I'd be lost without the weight of you two on my back."
I've marked this as a rewatch, which is technically not true, but close enough. The first time I came close to seeing this one, my brother and his friend had brought it over a few years ago. We all sat down and started to watch it, and after 30 minutes (not five or ten) they suddenly went "well, this is a waste of time", and turned it off.…
"I see you too.."
"I know where you live, Judy. See you later."
And I thought this wasn't going to be a good year for movies, let alone horror films! Maniac is one of the best remakes I've ever seen, it's disturbing, provocative, horrific and incredibly intimate. And on the whole absolutely unforgettable.
In the original Maniac, we join Frank Zito and stay incredibly close to him. A little too close, which makes the movie quite uncomfortable. In this film,…