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Sunday Streaming:: The Boogey Man (1980)

February 19th, 2017 by unkle lancifer · 3 Comments

Hold up now, did you realize that there is absolutely nothing to stop you from watching 1980’s THE BOOGEYMAN for free on super swell and generous CRACKLE (HERE)? Please don’t tell me you’re one of those people trying to rewrite history and claim this movie doesn’t rule. That’s nonsense. C’mon, if being derivative of HALLOWEEN and THE EXORCIST is a crime than you’re going to have to lock up my entire movie collection! I know director ULLI LOMMEL went on to squander his talent churning out lamentable chaff but I’m going to forever contend that there’s some creepy as hell miasma emanating from this partially silly motion picture. The opening theme alone is enough to make me feel like I walked into some sleazy, unfathomable supernatural hive of unmitigated wrongness. Plus, what about that crazy shish kabob car kill? What about that annoying kid being rightfully guillotined in the bathroom window? What about that scary dude with the panty hose on his head? Eh, I give up. Watch it for the soundtrack alone for heavens sake! So good!

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lottie_of_millhaven
lottie_of_millhaven
3 years ago

I’m glad to hear that I’m not alone on this one! There’s something to be said about outright creepiness,and this movie has that in spades.

Ben S
Ben S
3 years ago

This was definitely one of those uniquely unsettling movies on VHS! I also like THE DEVONSVILLE TERROR–so feminist!