The Wizard of Gore
Directed by Herschell Gordon Lewis
In this classic Herschell Gordon Lewis splatter film, an insane magician uses hypnosis to control audience members into partaking in gruesome on-stage illusions. When the women from the show start turning up dead, a TV show hostess and her boyfriend decide to investigate. Regarded as a cult horror classic, THE WIZARD OF GORE is packed full of the visceral violence and over the top cinematic gore that would become synonymous with Lewis’ career in horror cinema. Full of imaginative, magic-based killings, the film culminates in a surprise ending that turns the events of the movie completely on their head. Contains violence and gore.
In this classic Herschell Gordon Lewis splatter film, an insane magician uses hypnosis to control audience members into partaking in gruesome on-stage illusions.
Cast: Ray Sager, Judy Cler, Wayne Ratay, Phil Laurenson
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Bright red blood, campy disembowellings and stage magic. Solid stuff from HGL.
There are some cool ideas in this film and it's entertaining enough, but it gets repetetive very quickly. Worth watcing for the truly insane ending.
Mind-melting madness from HG Lewis. Incompetently directed, edited and acted it may well be, but this entertains more than most of the bland, cookie-cutter horrors churned out from the mainstream. A classic of psychotropic cinema for those who love this type of thing.