|release date||April 25 2006|
|studio||Dark Sky Films|
|starring||Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Ed Lauter, E.J. André|
|tagline||Abracadabra, I sit on his knee. Presto, change-o, and now he's me! Hocus Pocus, we take her to bed.|
Even the horror genre can be broken down into different sub-genres, and while most are just plain ridiculous, Richard Attenborough’s ‘Magic’ is truly one of the most disturbing horror pics ever made. Finally after years of waiting Dark Sky Films is bringing this bad boy to DVD this month!
Magician’s assistant Corky (Anthony Hopkins) performs disastrously at his first solo appearance. He is given a ventriloquist dummy called Fats to improve his act and within a few years Corky is at the height of fame. However, Fats has developed a mind of his own and wants to control his master.
I haven’t seen this movie since I was a child and it still holds up wonderfully. This is easily the best killer-doll movie ever made (if you don’t count the Twilight Zone