Some Godfrey Ho movies are magically crappy yet entertaining good times. This ain't one of them.
What if Norman Bates was an assistant museum curator who had the luck to stumble upon a golem that he is able to command? Violent fun ensues. Roddy McDowell is always himself and great, the rest of the cast is pretty adequate. Maybe a little on the tame side and damn derivative but still entertaining.
I liked it well enough, on Youtube.
Average giallo with a plot similar to a better film, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE? There was that fabulous scene without dialogue, where the director cuts back and forth between an illegal abortion and a session of group sex. A certain 10 on the unpleasant scale. It was very well done. The little girl who has a big role was pretty good for a child actor in a very adult movie. I think Fabio Testi is quite the hunk to look at but his dubbed voice wasn't sexy at all.
I loved the ending. I hated the ending. I dunno.
Points for being different.
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The most favorable depiction of a police force that I can recall seeing. Exciting movie, car chases, drug smuggling, Eli Wallach hamming it up real good. The bad guys are way more interesting and better actors than the good guys. San Fran and the bridge are used to good effect.
If you think about it, the bad guys' scheme for smuggling heroin doesn't seem very well thought out. It's…