The Hunger (1997–2000)

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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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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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: The search for passion, feeling, love: it'll get you every time.
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A mixed bag, full of pleasant surprises
12 May 2002 | by (Firenze, Italy) – See all my reviews

I have seen most of the episodes from the two seasons of "The Hunger" the audacious project in sex and horror of the Scott brothers. Most of the 30 minutes episodes are based on well known horror stories from such terrific sources like Graham Masterton, David Schow, Poppy Brite, Karl Edward Wagner, Brian Lumley, Kim Newman (to name only a few), while directors are often very famous, like Russel Mulcahy or Tony Scott. First season was hosted by Terence Stamp, while the second by David Bowie. Most of the stories have a strong sexual element and almost all of them (especially in the second season) have one or more sex scenes, nudity and very often also graphic violence. Several of stories are really disturbing and among them there also a few masterpieces, like "Wrath of God", "Sin Seer" and "Week Woman" from season two, "Anais", "Necros" and "Bridal Suite" from season one. Apart from a few real turkeys, most of the stories are at least enjoyable for the horror fan and several of them are worth repeated viewings


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