Fade to Black
Fade to Black (1980)

An interesting, introspective variant on the '80s slasher formula, this low-key psychological thriller details the troubled life of obsessed movie junkie Eric Binford (Dennis Christopher), whose love of old movies extends far beyond his… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 14, 1980
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum

Interesting premise and execution with various Hollywood icons depicted.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

for film geeks that get the many references and can relate to Binford's lonely lifestyle

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Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

Excellent cheese, and Christopher is superb.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Interesting idea, lame execution

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A film that gives movie buffs a bad name.

Scott Weinberg

So-so slasher thriller with a clever movie geek twist.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
A tour de force for a young Dennis Christopher in this easy going thriller. He plays a young man who is obsessed with classic old movies, an obsession that goes… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A sad and disturbing movie, about the humiliation and self-destruction of a young man; his only love was for the movies. It's creepy when he dresses up… More