Drama. Het merendeel van The Wizard of Gore is nogal statisch gefilmd tegen een achtergrond van kale, nietszeggende decors waardoor de film snel saai wordt. Yes, there are too many plot holes, very bad acting and abysmal special effects but it does succeed in being gory, even though the scenes of torture and maiming are too obviously fake, it invokes disgust or laughter (at the cheesy way it's executed and portrayed). ", "But I...I am Montag!" Though Glover's Montag is fantastic, nothing can ever top Sager's wonderful performance. " TV Guide felt that the film represented one the directors worst efforts, criticizing the acting (particularly Sager), cinematography, and editing. Who’s going to tell Pence that flies have a bowel movement every 5 seconds. Rob, the film-school dropout, has seen an absurd amount of movies, and if we’re being honest, rounds out our Fight Club fan-base. The screenplay was written by Allen Kahn. Magician Montag the Magnificent delivers hectoring speeches about the nature of reality to his audience and then performs mutilation tricks on female "volunteers". What makes Alternate Ending different from other film sites and podcasts? We’re two dudes, and a lady, of which our tastes are quite varied. Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. I might even find it enjoyable - superficially, most of what's bad about The Wizard of Gore is also what's bad about Blood Feast, and that movie is a hoot, in the short patches when it's not a slog. It was filmed in Chicago during 1968, but not released until October 23, 1970.
The women appear unharmed immediately afterward but later collapse, dead, in public or at home—mutilated in the same grisly fashion suggested by Montag's stage tricks (cut in half with a chainsaw, drilled through with a punch press, etc.).
Written by With a wave of his hand, Montag starts a blaze and is guiding Sherry and two plainclothes cops toward it when Jack intervenes and pushes Montag into the fire instead. Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis.
The cast features some familiar faces including a barely recognisable Jeffrey Combs, Brad Douriff, the pretty Bijou Phillips with Crispin Glover as Montag in a really camp performance that makes the character just look silly rather than threatening or menacing. I was referred to it by another movie and since I am fascinated by gore in films, I decided to watch this.
, The film was notably referenced and a scene is shown in the 2007 film Juno. Montag agrees to appear on Sherry's show to perform a fire trick; when the cameras roll, he hypnotizes not only everyone in the studio, but also the viewing audience at home. |, August 19, 2008  In The Amazing Herschell Gordon Lewis, Daniel Krogh notes that the film's graphic gore effects were accomplished with two sheep carcasses.
I was disappointed with the gore here, most of Montag's tricks take place behind a literal smoke screen & little is seen, there's some blood splatter, a decapitation with a bear trap, some guts are pulled out, someone is burnt, someone is impaled on glass shards & rats heads are bitten off.
A killer copies the dismemberments that an illusionist (Crispin Glover) fakes. Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin.