On Twitter, Trailers from Hell asked me why I didn’t mention Maniac (1980) on Monday.
The fact is, my “copy” is part of a cheapo 12-film horror film compilation and is lousy quality. So I’ve never sat through the whole thing. The poster is much better than the film.
UPDATE: speaking of Maniac…
“I hated going to school,” said the 55-year-old filmmaker (…)
Some 40 years later, the former truant turned robust cult director (“Maniac,” “Maniac Cop”) acts as a curator of those youthful enthusiasms. Once again, Mr. Lustig has masterminded an eight-day retrospective of forgotten genre films at Anthology Film Archives.