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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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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: You can run to any country in the world -- or beyond -- and you'll find nothing new, nothing changed, you'll make no discoveries. For the only undiscovered country left to explore is inside you.
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It represents the very worst of TV
31 July 2002 | by (Lancashire, England) – See all my reviews

This one sentence sums up the TV series 'The Hunger':

Big budget softcore aimed at pseudo-intellectuals who cannot admit that they watch porn.

Imagine the worst excesses of mediocre film students: pretentious dialogue, fast cutting, jumping backwards and forwards through the story, endlessly repeating visuals and dialogue, blatant weird sex - and attach it to a generous TV budget. It's TV Hell for anyone with taste. Someone needs to grab hold of the directors and slap them... hard (on second thoughts, they'd probably film it as an episode, so forget it).

Do you think that crass and unsubtle plotting and dialogue linked to gratuitous sex makes interesting points about human nature? Are you deluded enough to think that throwing a camera around fast enough to induce epilepsy and hide the shoddy editing makes you a modern and talented director? If so, The Hunger is for you. Everyone else can go and rent some Playboy tapes - at least they get to the T&A quickly and don't make you feel seasick.


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