Remakes may be
the flavour of the day at the moment and I've yet to witness a bad
horror film remake and thankfully the 1970 horror cult classic,
The Wizard of Gore has received a much needed 21st century
movie also features the internet sensations, The Suicide Girls
who unfortunately end up being brutally murdered in the film. The
main protagonist in the film is Willard (Crispen Glover) who plays a
mysterious illusionist with a shady past as his history.
point is performing hideous mutilations on beautiful girls and
through his magic, they reappear again, unharmed.
Unfortunately when the girls start turning up dead, one fan, a
journalist named Edmund Bigelow (Kip Pardue) is fascinated by
Willard and decides to perform some investigations for himself, only
to find himself in some hot water with some strange theories.
say with an MA15+ rating, The Wizard of Gore is quite bloody
as he butches his beautiful semi-naked co-stars one by one. Of
course, the obsession of Bigelow starts to grow unhealthy that leads
to the twist of the story and if you have not seen the original, you
may be either shocked or groaning in pain when the end finally
The movie is
also quite surreal and almost pornographic at times with dream
sequences and some explicit sex scenes which of course is all part
of this schlock horror genre. The acting is decent and the
soundtrack suits the story perfectly, definitely not for the