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Maniac

Release Date: June 21st, 2013

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 29 min.

Plot Summary
A serial killer (Elijah Wood) removes his victims' scalps and attaches them to the vintage mannequins he restores in his late mother's shop.

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Genres: Horror

Distributor: IFC Films

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  • Slasher-movie fans, however, need not be put off by the stylized camera work and arty patina: this is down and dirty genre filmmaking, and the various slaughters, excruciatingly detailed scalpings and other atrocities are no less gruesome because of the highfalutin approach. show more

  • That makes the latter portion of the film much more successful than what precedes it, an improvement aided by the fact that the POV device eventually feels less like the director trying to show off and more like an integral part of the story. But it's still not enough to save a remake that, rather than trying to fix the deep flaws of its source, just covers them in a shinier coat of paint. show more

  • Maniac is a bit like watching an amputee play hopscotch: there’s no way that it’s polite to stare for this long, but you just have to see if this guy’s gonna make it to the end. show more

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