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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 08


It’s all about Maniac: Joe Spinell versus Elisha Wood as co-hostsΒ Doc Rotten,Β Dave Dreher,Β Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen discuss the William Lustig 1980 classic and the fascinating new remake from Franck Khalfoun. Then Dave Dreher surprises the entire cast by introducing special effects legend Tom Savini as special guest host to discuss secrets and stories behind ...

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MANIAC Remake Gets Its Theatrical And VOD Debut Date


The remake of MANIAC has been spending some time on the festival circuit and pretty much been kicking ass anywhere it plays. This morning brings the news that IFC MIDNIGHT is ready bring this retelling of the classic 1980 spatterfest to the masses. June 21st, that’s the date that MANIAC which stars Elijah Wood, America Olivo, and Nora Arnezeder will ...

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Film Review: Maniac (1980)


SYNOPSIS: Although his mother mistreated him and is now dead, Frank (Joe Spinell), a photographer by day, misses her. In a grotesque act of reminiscence, he kills young women at night and puts their scalps on mannequins masquerading around his New York apartment. He befriends a fellow photographer, but soon his day and night lives begin to meld, blurring the ...

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β€œManiac” 30th Anniversay on DVD and Blu-ray


Maniac from director William Lustig is getting a 30th Anniversary Edition treatment, and just in time for Halloween! Courtesy of Blue Underground, MANIAC: 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION is headed to both DVD and Blu-ray October 26th, and will be pimped out with the following extras: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Surround EX and Dolby Surround 2.0 [Blu-ray]

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