Basket Case Reviews
August 31, 2020
One of the pioneers of exploitation horror, complete with nudity, gore, hilariously absurd dialogue, and silly creature effects.
April 14, 2020
It shouldn't work at all, but amazingly it does and exceptionally well too.
August 9, 2019
Henenlotter took a slice of every one of his beloved subgenres and built a bloody, rubbery yet tasty horror sandwich that gave watchers a monster they would not only fear but feel sympathy for by the end of the movie.
May 4, 2018
Everything about the film is gratuitous, and, despite its essential humorlessness, it's almost hilarious in a sidelong sort of way.
September 28, 2011
The DIY effects may look naively amateur today but there's a loving B-movie attitude and a genuine sense of character to the "monster," the misshapen, fleshy, snaggle-toothed Belial.
September 24, 2011
If you've never experienced Frank Henenlotter's insane masterpiece that lovingly celebrates the sometimes schlocky and sleazy side of cinema, then I can't think of a better introduction than this.
September 20, 2011
Delicious offbeat tongue-in-cheek humor.
September 4, 2011
Its singularity makes it far more valuable than any number of movies made at an ostensibly higher level of quality.
November 7, 2007
like Eraserhead updated for the slasher generation, Basket Case is a deranged psychodrama, full of gleefully gory set-pieces, quirky humour, and some impossibly moving pathos.
April 9, 2007
If you're in the right mood, this monster mash is vile fun.
May 22, 2006
O culto a este filme prova que absolutamente qualquer porcaria pode, de uma maneira ou de outra, despertar o interesse de algum.