FREAKED was originally meant to be a low-budget horror film featuring the Butthole Surfers but after a number of rewrites became one of the most underrated black comedies ever.
Neo-noir is and has been back in its prime with both urban and rural settings, neon lights, lens flares, bad people doing bad things and dangerous women turning the gears in a f’d up amoral world of vice and anti-social behavior.
Today and ALL December on New Retro Wave, our retro movie of the month will be a Christmas double-feature
I can’t count how many times I’ve seen this film. I still have in my possession the VHS copies of this film and its sequel no more than 4 feet away from where I am sitting.
Before Marvel started to spoon feeding us the good time doses of these current superhero serials in 3D-High definition theaters for $30 bucks a sitting and after the mega-bomb disappointment of Howard the Duck (1986).