Terence Stamp and David Bowie host a horror anthology show, introducing the evening's story. The stories are steamy, erotic tales dealing with power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

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Terence Stamp and David Bowie host a horror anthology show, introducing the evening's story. The stories are steamy, erotic tales dealing with power, sex, lust, and driving urges.

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The Taste of Terror

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Rated R for strong sexual content, violence and language | See all certifications »

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Julian Priest: Some fears are too great to be ignored, too relentless to flee. Sometimes there's no option but to turn and face your fears and see what happens.
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A Master Class is Passion and Style.
31 January 2006 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

"The Hunger" is a tour de force of passion and lust. Each tale, poetically introduced by Terrance Stamp in season one and David Bowie in season two, brings us into a world of unbridled, un-inhibited passion. The show preaches no self righteous moral, no great and uplifting message is hidden away and more often than not the ending is far from happy. "The Hunger" illustrates how lust is an essential part of our lives, that it need not be denied but is always dangerous.

Episodes range from the comedic ("Matter of Style"), to Gothic horror ("Necros") and to the perverse ("The Sloan Men"). Based on stores from such talents as horror maestro Graham Masterton ("Bridal Suite" etc…) and directed by a range of highly talented auteur. "The Hunger" is a master class in style from directorial legends and brothers Ridley and Tony Scott.


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