Film Review: Patrick (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own. REVIEW: “One thing’s for certain: Patrick never does anything on purpose.” The 1978 thriller, Patrick, was a milestone in Richard Franklin’s cinematic career. Its success allowed for such cult classics as Road Games and Psycho 2, though Franklin never had a celebrated career like Peter Weir or such contemporaries. This film is highly-lauded in … Continue reading

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 48

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Patrick: Evil Awakens (2014) is a modern retelling of the 1979 Aussie hit, Patrick. In the remake, Sharni Vinson steps into the lead role as the nurse taking care of the titular character who lies in a coma at a private psychiatric hospital. If you have seen the original, you know that Patrick holds a deadly, terrifying secret. The grue-crew get the opportunity to view and recap the film on this episode of Horror News Radio. … Continue reading

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Trailer: Patrick (2013) Theatrical

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Trailer: Patrick (2013) Theatrical After killing his mother and her lover some years before, Patrick is the comatose patient in room 15 of a remote, private psychiatric clinic.

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 44

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Big Bad Wolves is a film worthy of being on anyone’s top 10 list. The film is a unique twist on the revenge film where an Israeli police officer struggles to get a confession out of a suspected child killer and resorts to horrendous, torturous methods. But nothing once the father of one of the victims steps in to extract the location of his daughter’s missing head from the suspect and frame the cop for … Continue reading

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PATRICK Remake Heading To VOD – Poster Art Revealed

The 1978 telekinesis classic PATRICK is getting the remake treatment, as we all already know but what we didn’t know was when were we going to get to see it. Question answered. The film now has a VOD rollout date and it gained itself a little subtitle. Now titled PATRICK: Evil Awakens we can all look for it on March 14th. A limited theatrical run is also expected. Here’s a brief synopsis:

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Trailer: Patrick (2013) Trailer 2

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Trailer: Patrick (2013) Trailer 2 Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he seems to be using his psychic powers to manipulate events in her life

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Patrick Trailer Raises the Bar in Coma Killers

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I barely remember the original but I like the sound of this new retelling. Patrick lays comatose in a small private hospital, his only action being his involuntary spitting. When a pretty young nurse, just separated from her husband, begins work at the hospital, she senses that Patrick is communicating with her, and he seems to be using his psychic powers to manipulate events in her life

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PATRICK Remake Done, Pics And Artwork Released

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The 1970 somewhat classic PATRICK has gone under the remake knife, I told you about it a few months ago. It’s been pretty quiet in the news department on this one but this morning comes the news that the project is done and Bloody Disgusting got their hands on some pics just to prove it’s true. If you’ve never seen the original, here’s a synopsis of the flick: “After killing his mother and her lover … Continue reading

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Trailer: Patrick (1978) Trailer

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Trailer: Patrick (1978) Trailer A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.

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