Now that The Burning has come and gone, it's time for me to put on my choosing cap and pick another Film Club selection. Unfortunately, there's no sequel to The Burning (if there were, I'd hope it would be titled The Burning 2: The Reburnening), so I'm going to have to name a Cropsy-less film. It just so happens that a movie I've been dying to see- dying, I tells ya!- has finally been released on DVD. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you...
Eyes of a Stranger! The DVD box art, of course, is completely different than the original (and awesome) movie poster art, but the tag line is the same. This 1981 slasher flick has long eluded my grasp, but no more! I'm so super-psyched- I mean, The Love Boat's Lauren Tewes starring as that beloved horror staple, an anchorwoman in peril? Jennifer Jason Leigh (in her first big-screen role) starring as her deaf, dumb, and blind sister? Effects by Tom Savini? 1981? How can we lose?
Well, it might suck. But at least we'll all be in it together, my Film Club Coolies! Speaking of Film Club Coolies, I'm implementing a new rule with this next installment: if you want your review to be linked here, your review must, in turn, provide a link to Final Girl. I don't care how it goes down: "This is my review for the Final Girl Film Club..." or "The character of Elizabeth reminded me of Final Girl because she was so smart and pretty..." or "The character of Hagatha reminded me of Final Girl because she was irritating..."; anything will do, but you gots ta link to me. We'll form a big cyber-circle of love and horror.
So! Eyes of a Stranger. I've provided the Netflix link for you, but beyond that, you're on your own. Let's rock it with Lauren Tewes!
The film: Eyes of a Stranger
The due date: Monday, November 5