Kill of the Week – 05/17/2014

Our ‘Kill of the Week” comes from Maniac (1980)

PLOT: In this gritty slasher classic, the eponymous killer stalks and scalps beautiful women on the streets of New York City.

KILL: In one of his early efforts, SFX Master Tom Savini not only created the effect but also plays the role of a man whose head explodes by way of a shotgun blast through the windshield of his car.  This opens the door (for window that matter) for The Maniac to fire a second shot killing his date.

 

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Chris Conway
Staff Writer at Horror News Network

Chris joined the Horror News Network staff in 2013. His favorite films include Halloween, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Let the Right One In.


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