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Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  19 February 2010 (USA)
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A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

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Stan
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Guard Thompson
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Butcher Shop Victim
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Desk Guard
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A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

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Would you write to a serial killer? [Scandinavian DVD.]

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Crime | Drama

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Rated R for disturbing sexual content including graphic dialogue, language throughout and some violence | See all certifications »

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This film is based on the story of Jason Moss, as told by him in the book entitled "The Last Victim". Mr. Moss' recounting of certain events could not be verified. See more »

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Ain't We Funky
Performed by Assassinz
Written by Ric Torres and Geoff Siegel
Published by Guitarmageddon Music, Dr. Caligari Publishing and Fundamental AGS Publishing
Courtesy of Fundamental Music
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Forsythe delivers
25 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well paced thriller with a good amount of creepy.

I like it when there's a character who transforms in a movie. Moss becomes involved with Gacy who gets inside his head and stirs up some trouble. We see his character sink lower and lower as a result of his obsession. The fact that this is based on a true story where the student becomes successful but still succumbs to something dark and commits suicide brings layers to this movie; and a yearning to know many more details of what really happened between these two men.

Forsythe and Moss have good chemistry and depth.

I recommend. I will be very surprised if you do not google this story after viewing - I did.


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