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Special Effects YTS

1984
Action / Drama / Horror / Thriller
13
5.3/10
1.2K
1 hr 46 min

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Plot Summary:
After murdering a young would-be actress, megalomaniacal movie director Chris Neville sets about making a feature based on the murder, casting the dead woman’s clueless husband as the patsy, and finding a dead ringer to play the part of the dead actress.
Director
Larry Cohen
Top Cast
Eric Bogosian as Neville

Special Effects 1984 720p torrent details

749.96 MB
1280*694
English 2.0
NR

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23.976 fps
1 hr 46 min
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Special Effects 1984 1080p torrent details

1.58 GB
1920*1040
English 2.0
NR

Subtitles
23.976 fps
1 hr 46 min
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Special Effects review

Reviewed by Quinoa1984

5 / 10

just because it’s about trash doesn’t mean it isn’t trashy
Special Effects is kind of a serious parody, if that makes any sense, of what De Palma did back in the 80’s (or perhaps Larry Cohen’s work too), where a filmmaker becomes a murderer when he lets in a would-be actress to his home, films having sex with her and also films the act of death. But instead of going on the run or just hiding it and going on with his life, he decides to make a movie about this girl, using Keefe, the girl’s husband (played by Brad Rijn), getting a police detective to be a consultant (because who needs to solve any crimes) and, via Keefe making a trip to the Salvation Army and her just happening to work there, a girl who with a hair change looks just like the dead Andrea Wilcox (both played by Zoe Lund of Ms 45 fame).

Eric Bogosian is the reason to see the movie, playing this nasty, brutal director with some level of… do we call it humanity? He sometimes plays it over the top, but not in a way where it chews the scenery. He is really there to be the best actor he can be, which is more than can be said of Lund (who is maybe half-good, not as Wilcox but as the ‘new’ Andrea, Elaine), and certainly not Rijn, who tellingly only made a few movies and is just terrible here as this angry, despondent husband.

Maybe the problem is that Cohen is just a bit too obvious with his satire, or maybe, in a way, not obvious enough. This should be really funny – once or twice I did laugh, more from the police detective’s meddling – and when he does an actual sex scene with two characters it stops the movie dead in its tracks. Special Effects has a little fun with its premise, which is rather dark and takes not just from De Palma but liberally from Hitchcock (Vertigo, duh) and even Peeping Tom with the idea of a camera that, ahem, kills in its way. It also has a rather obnoxious 80’s synth soundtrack, which could be fine in small doses but is laid over every scene like a cocaine-diddled cloak. And the horror scenes, when they come, are kind of shoddily filmed.

But, again, if you like Eric Bogosian, this is one of his better performances, and a good indication of what he would do later in the decade with Talk Radio.Read More

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