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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 job at a film distributor's warehouse and endless late-night film screenings in his bedroom. His singular obsession eventually rounds the bend into psychosis after he crosses paths with a Marilyn Monroe look-alike (Linda Kerridge), who becomes the physical embodiment of his cinematic desires. When stood up on what he believed would be their first date,… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Interesting premise and execution with various Hollywood icons depicted."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"for film geeks that get the many references and can relate to Binford's lonely lifestyle"
‑ John A. Nesbit, Old School Reviews
"Excellent cheese, and Christopher is superb."
‑ Gregory Weinkauf, New Times
"Interesting idea, lame execution"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A film that gives movie buffs a bad name."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"So-so slasher thriller with a clever movie geek twist."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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