A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.

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A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.

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Suitably gruesome British shocker.
22 July 2007 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"The Comeback" stars singer Jack Jones as a faded singer Nick Cooper,returning to Britain from the States to record a comeback album.Meanwhile,a transvestite maniac in a wig,fright mask and granny-dress has killed his ex-wife and starts knocking off everyone close to him.Typically gruesome Pete Walker's shocker filled with suspense and bloody murders.There is also an air of self-parody here plus a good deal of humour,still fans of Grand Guignol horror shouldn't be disappointed.I have only seen two other horror films made by Pete Walker "Schizo" and "Flesh and the Blood Show" and I'm highly impressed.So if you are a fan of British horror or slasher flicks in general give this one a look.


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