Saturday, 8 September 2012

From The Archives: Maniac Cop (1988)

I think it is safe to say that by 1988, the slasher film had become a little tired and stale. It had been ten years since John Carpenter's Halloween had opened the cinematic floodgates; Freddy, Jason and Michael Myers were going through the motions in sequel after interchangeable sequel and even lesser efforts such as Sleepaway Camp were getting a second bite of the cherry. It was left to genre stalwarts Larry Cohen and William Lustig to breathe some life into it with Maniac Cop.

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