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New York’s Finest Slashers Posterized

William Lustig’s Maniac has been getting a lot of renewed appreciation lately, centered on the seminal 1980 NY slasher’s new theatrical run – if the recent Stephen Romano poster wasn’t cool enough (it was!), here’s another by Ken Taylor for Mondo Tees in support of the Alamo Drafthouse’s recent showing. Not only that, but it […]

Maniac Cop Screenplay

Here’s the original script for Bill Lustig’s MANIAC COP, titled simply “Cordell” by master screenwriter Larry Cohen. Cordell (aka Maniac Cop) (3.16meg) July 7th 1987 Draft by Larry Cohen – PDF format Innocent people are being brutally murdered on the streets of New York by a uniformed police officer. As the death toll rises and […]

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Maniac Cop (1988)

While Maniac Cop cannot be considered a straight slasher, it certainly borrows enough from the genre for it to share enough similarities with various slice ‘n’ dice classics. Directed by William Lustig, the man responsible for the disturbing 1980 chiller Maniac, and based on a script by B-movie filmmaker Larry Cohen

Maniac Cop 4 In Development

Good to know Officer Matt Cordell should soon be back in action, even better to know it’ll be in a sequel and not a redux. This from Fangoria, and I first caught it from a number of places – among them Maniac which recently relaunched (give it a look!). At this past weekend’s Anthology […]