The Hand
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Oliver Stone's first directorial effort for a major studio (and his second horror film after the 1974 Seizure) came shortly after the phenomenal success of Midnight Express, which was based on Stone's Oscar-winning screenplay. The director turned to Mark Brandel's obscure thriller "The Lizard's Tail" as source material for what is essentially a silly psychosexual variant on low-budget horror films like The Crawling Hand. The title appendage belongs (for a while, anyway) to smug, conceited artist Joe Lansdale (Michael Caine), who owes his success to a popular comic… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 14%

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"Mr. Stone's screenplay is tightly written, precise and consistent in its methods, and seemingly perfectly realized in the performances of the very good cast headed by Mr. Caine."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Inescapably cheesy."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Stupid horror film that's even more pointless in its anger than Stone's 'serious' work."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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