Madman

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  1. Mark Relford

    Mark Relford Chairman of the Bored

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    I'm in the mood for an 80's slasher. Dave's review and Gunner's past thread were helpful... But I need some more opinions!:D I've only seen it once and I can't remember jackshit. (A bad sign?) ;) Thumbs up or thumbs down?
     
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  2. Cujo108

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    It a pretty good film, but not spectacular. It just drags too much in a few parts such as the hot tub scene to call it spectacular, but other than that, I love it. The scenes where Marz is up in the trees are creepy as hell, and the hood decapitation is an awesome kill!

    The DVD has a good transfer despite it not being anamorphic. Its a little hazy, but good overall. It also has a cool commentary. I say get it!
     
  3. mcchrist

    mcchrist A new breed of pervert!

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    That one chick is godawfully annoying in this movie, the one that thought it was a great idea to hide in a
    refridgerator, and yet throwing out all the food and shit is littering the floor :rolleyes:
    . If rhett ever does a worst female tournament, she's the one I'm voting for.
     
  4. speanroc

    speanroc I WANNA BAN

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    THUMBS UP !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    GET THIS DVD
    has nice extras , and it represents what good early 80's slashers are all about.



    p.s. mcchrist , wasen't the girl who hides in the fridge Gaylen Ross
    from dawn of the dead ?
     
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    I thought this movie was a huge bore with some of the worst acting i`ve seen and what has to be the most unappropriate title music for a horror film i`ve ever heard in my life.

    Just my opinion though so don`t mind me. :lol:
     
  6. DefJeff

    DefJeff Franca Stoppi's #1 fan

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    I personally hated this movie, but judging from talkin to you Mark, i think you would probly enjoy it, so i say go ahead and check it out
     
  7. wago70

    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Madman worked for me - not on par with FRIDAY THE 13TH - more on par with THE PREY or TO ALL A GOODNIGHT (Hey, there's a title that I'd like to see!).
    I love this flick.
     
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    Thumbs up from me!

    Madman has a nice creepy atmosphere, great flashbacks and a few awesome death scenes. The hottub scene was a bit on the cheezy side but the rest delivers.
    Git that disc Mark!
     
  9. mcchrist

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    No, it was that red-headed chick with the squinty eyes...
     
  10. Mortis

    Mortis GARBAGE DAY!

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    Fran was such a bitch.

     
  11. Shannafey

    Shannafey Don't Monkey With Me!

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    I got Defjeff's copy, and liked it enough to hold onto it. Not a bad little 80s flick. Still have to listen to the commentary, but that's low on my list of commentaries to listen to.
     
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    Madman is one of my favorites. In fact, when I first picked up the tape a few years ago I thought it was THE scariest movie I'd ever seen. The creepy synthesizer music and opening campfire scene STILL give me the chills. Great slasher, tons of atmosphere & one scary-as-hell killer. Not as good as The Burning but I liked it more than The Final Terror, or even, GASP! - Just Before Dawn.
     
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    SaviniFan I Have A Fetish

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    I'm a big fan of Madman myself. I saw this in theaters when I was about 13 and it scared me then. Now I don't find it quite so scary, but I still find it to be an entertaining Friday the 13th knockoff.
     
  14. Mark Relford

    Mark Relford Chairman of the Bored

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    Thanks, guys! It's on order...
     
  15. onebyone

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    I have this movie too. It is a great cheesy 80s slasher. If that is your thing, by all means get it. Besides, the dvd is pretty kick ass too.
     
  16. betterdan

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    It's not anamorphic. That's the only bad thing about it:(
     
  17. rhett

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    MADMAN is cool. It isn't great like PROM NIGHT :)D) but it has its moments. Some creepy scenes, and more importantly some amazingly cheesy songs that could perhaps classify this as arguably the only slasher musical. :D

    Madman Marz is one scary murderer; so much more convincing than a buffed up guy behind a mask.

    I was kind of expecting a little more from this film, but it is definitely worth picking up Mark. Someone needs to rip the theme song onto MP3.
     
  18. mcchrist

    mcchrist A new breed of pervert!

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    No shit, I want that MP3
     
  19. Hellbilly

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    Speaking of cheesy songs ... I really need that MP3 of "Angela's Theme" from Sleepaway Camp!
     
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    Hey! I have that one Helly. ICQ me.
     

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