Luther the Geek (1990)
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Never judge a movie by its DVD cover. That's about the only good thing about this film. I hate Troma. What fun is a bad movie if it's done so deliberately? It isn't.
It was really nice of that mental hospital to allow a patient, incarcerated because he killed three people, to allow him to make his own metal dentures. And it was also nice of the parole board to consider him perfectly healthy when he doesn't speak AT ALL, but just squawks like a chicken.
This might have worked if they had hired some folks who could act. Edward Terry is great as Luther, the REAL Mr. Chicken, but everybody else would benefit with a few acting lessons. But it is a Troma film and that's really all you need to know.
A man is let out of a mental hospital only to hold a young woman, her boyfriend and mother hostage in a secluded farmhouse. Doesn't sound very original. Except for the fact that said maniac wears metal dentures and....clucks like a chicken?? Luther The Geek is a very odd and intresting take on the slasher genre. If you could even call it a slasher flick. Bizarre film that the only reason one would like it is because it's so bizarre. Not for eveyone, but I must insist you stick around for the ending. It's a weird one.
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