|release date||October 25 1978|
|starring||Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Nancy Kyes, P.J. Soles, Charles Cyphers|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA psychotic murderer institutionalized since childhood escapes on a mindless rampage while his doctor chases him through the streets.
As a film critic, I’m called upon to take a firm stance on matters of opinion on almost a daily basis. Who was the most gifted director of all time, and which beloved filmmakers are actually not as talented as advertised? What sequels are actually worthy of their predecessors, if any? What “classic” films are overrated, and which forgotten flops deserve to be revered? Which great actors should be stars, and which big stars are actually terrible actors? When one takes it upon one’s self to undertake critical analysis of the cinematic arts as a profession, it is inevitable that one will regularly make empirical statements that stir controversy, ire, and even outright hatred in other filmgoers. No critic can ever be truly objective, and no movie review is totally free of the personal tastes and biases of the reviewer. Further, no matter the film or the position one takes on it, there will always be someone eager to argue passionately to the contrary. A review is ultimately just an opinion, and there are more opinions than there are grains of sand on the Atlantic coastline. To each, as they say, their own. …Read More