Icons Of Fright Movie Review - Maniac (2012)


Like most genre fans, anytime I hear the news about yet another remake, I sigh and ask myself “why?” But I’ve also decided that these remakes need to be looked at on an individual basis. For example, MANIAC. The basic plot (or lack thereof) of the original? A crazy guy with mommy issues scalps women. That’s it. There’s really nothing more to it. The reason the original MANIAC has stood out from the countless crop of early 80’s “slashers” and become such a seminal cult classic is because-...

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