A cyborg is programmed to kill a scientist who holds the fate of mankind in his hands. He fails and hides in a diner in a desert run by a woman who likes him. The people who sent him are after him and so is the local arm wrestling champ.
In the near future, a teenage couple are trapped in a drive-in theater which has become a concentration camp for social outcasts. The inmates are treated to drugs, exploitation films, junk food, and new wave music.
Donald Pleasance and Nancy Allen take us through some of Hollywood's most terrifying moments in horror history in this anthology, which features many of the finest science fiction, crime drama and horror films of the 1930s through 1980s. Included are Night of the Living Dead (1968), Psycho (1960), Rosemary's Baby (1968), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Jaws (1975), Jaws 2 (1978), The Fog (1980), Halloween (1978) and Halloween II (1981), as well as countless others. Furthermore, legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock discusses his visionary ideas on creating suspense. Blood and gore abound making this movie not very much for the squeamish audiences.Written by
British cinema and video versions were deleted by 10 seconds by the BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) to remove shots of a woman being beaten during the extracts from Vice Squad, a crotch-grabbing shot from Dressed to Kill and footage of nunchuks during the extract from Ms .45. See more »
What can I really say about a film that dedicates it's running time to showcasing clips from some of the scariest movies, intercepted, by two horror icons, sitting in a almost empty cinema, passing on their remarks. Not much. Why make a film like this, or what was the point to it? It's a money stealer, robbing people of their time and money, with endless clips from past flicks, who many of course, would of been familiar with, and they're not just horror flicks. May'be too, on the flipside, the film would have sold scenes to budding moviegoers, who hadn't seen that particular film, if enticing them, to see it. Whatever, the movie does work wonderfully to terrifying effect, with some thought provoking commentary, but it can't hide the fact, that all it is, is scenes from past movies, strung together, where as a films, such as Creepshow is a film, constructed of original scary moments. Although TITA (great title) does amazingly work, where these days it wouldn't, the best bits are the icons delivering their after words.
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