"A really phenomenally ambitious film that I give way too much credit for due to the screenplay despite it being pulled off in a really goofy fashion. Well, the screenplay isn't exactly high-tech either, as the premise of God telling people to kill at random is quickly thrown out the window in favor of something much weirder, but it eventually circles back to heavily religious themes of what draws the lines of humanity to a person. I love how the lead character is made out to be a messiah but the"
Eleanor added this to wanted list 2 months, 4 weeks ago
"Larry Cohen’s sci-fi chiller about a detective investigating murderers who claim to be carrying out God’s will is the surreal B-side to Taxi Driver: a nightmare vision of the city’s repressed rage that starts with cameoing Andy Kaufman gunning down the St. Patrick’s Day parade and ends with our hero becoming what he was trying to stop. —Alison Willmore"
"A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to." Is it God or... something else? Mystery horror film.
Now look into those eyes. Real closely."
Lamourderer added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago