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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 Poster By Stephen Romano Bleeds Down Your Wall

Holy hannah, will you take a look at this? Right now? Maniac (1980) scores a new poster in celebration of its return theatrical run via Grindhouse Releasing and Blue Underground. Sure, there was nothing wrong at all with the original legs-knife-scalp poster – in fact it was everything right about early 80′s grimy slashers. Even that denim [...]

Madman, Maniac in Fango #297

Retro Slasher fans should keep an eye out for Fangoria #297.  The issue features interviews with Madman producer Gary Sales and Maniac director William Lustig.  There’s also an interview with Adam (Hatchet II) Green which gives insight into the hell he went through dealing with the MPAA.  Adding to the slasher nostalgia theme of Fango [...]

Maniac Gallery

Maniac Friday part 2

I enjoyed ABN’s recent image gallery of Maniac. But the pics were a bit dry. Here are some images that highlight the red stuff.

Maniac Friday