Maniac 1980 Horror Movie Review
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In the midst of the junk-laden slasher movie craze of the late ‘70s/early ‘80s came one of those rare exceptions: “Maniac.” Anchored by the brilliantly creepy performance of Joe Spinell and an atmosphere awash in grungy and claustrophobia-inducing locations, “Maniac” succeeds where the vast majority of its contemporaries failed: it’s genuinely disturbing. Yes, the slasher-movie conventions are all here (except for the standard teenage morons, thankfully), but the execution is superb. I could’ve lived without the dopey final shot, but that’s a minor quibble. Throw your “Friday the 13th” DVDs in the wastebasket and replace them with the real thing.
About Maniac (1980)
Nelia Bacmeister, James Brewster, Candace Clements (II), Tracie Evans, Carol Henry (II),
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