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Displayed in "most viewed" order with titles such as Midnight Movie Collection 2, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre / The Butterfly Effect, Maniac, Fright.
Midnight Movie Collection 2
Body Fever Steckler’s only venture into the detective film genre is an intriguing, exciting, and colorful installment in his resume. A ruthless dope ringleader goes after a sexy cat burglar (Carolyn Brandt) who’s ripped him off. It's up to the Humphrey Bogart worshipping private eye named Charlie Smith, (Ray Dennis Steckler under the Cash Flag pseudonym) to find her before the drug boss puts her to sleep for good! Charlie falls under the spell of the beautiful femme fatale as they…
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre / The Butterfly Effect
The 2003 version of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre adheres to the pure and simple slasher movie formula: Introduce a gaggle of sexy young people, make vague gestures to distinguish them--Jessica Biel (Summer Catch) wants to get married and doesn't like pot, so she's our moral compass--then start hacking them to pieces one by one. The visual palette includes grimy crucified dolls, fly-specked pig carcasses, body parts floating in murky jars, a tobacco-chewing redneck sheriff, and many slender…
I guess I am one of the few people unimpressed by this sad excuse for a movie. Other reviewers consider this movie to be of the "so bad it's good" variety. I consider this movie so bad that it is just plain bad. I did put this movie above one star for a couple of reasons, which I shall explain. Dr. Meirschultz (Horace B. Carpenter, who appeared in uncredited roles in dozens of films until his death in 1945) apparently attended the Dr. Frankenstein School of Recreation, because he…
`In the genre of "virginal babysitter vs. homicidal manic" films, Fright (1971) truly stands alone.' That's what it says on the back of the DVD case...after seeing the film, I find the veracity of that statement to be genuinely false. The film does not stand alone, or even out, among the myriad of other films within the genre, ultimately blending inconspicuously into the pack. Based on a story written by Tudor Gates, whom had two of his other stories translated to film the same…