‘The Mangler’: Tobe Hooper, Ted Levine, and Robert Englund–’nuff Said (review)

John (Ted Levine) is a gruff but lovable detective investigating a death at the Blue Ribbon Laundry: a woman was sucked into a steam ironer and flattened. His brother-in-law Mark (Daniel Matmor) immediately suspects the machine is possessed by a demon, and he’s right. John and Mark discover that the owner, Gartley (Robert Englund), deliberatelyContinue reading “‘The Mangler’: Tobe Hooper, Ted Levine, and Robert Englund–’nuff Said (review)”

Tobe Hooper’s ‘Eaten Alive’ is Not Just Any Old Slasher (review)

Judd (Neville Brand) is a cranky loner operating a rundown bayou hotel. He also kills people and feeds them to his pet crocodile. He has his hands full when a dysfunctional family of three as well as the sister and father of one of his victims rent rooms. Then there’s Buck (Robert Englund), a stubbornContinue reading “Tobe Hooper’s ‘Eaten Alive’ is Not Just Any Old Slasher (review)”