Maniac Reviews

December 28, 2018
The sleazy embodiment of everything that was wrong with the ultraviolent slasher movies of the early 1980s.
August 11, 2018
A loathsome exertion in perverse voyeurism.
April 15, 2011
the film about Travis Bickle that Travis Bickle would have made
October 20, 2010
...an underwhelming, uninvolving product of its time that simply possesses no relevance in 2010.
June 26, 2005
September 9, 2004
Distasteful on every level and none to coherent either.
August 30, 2004
Good sense, if not heaven, should protect anyone who thinks he likes horror films from wasting a price of admission on Maniac.
January 14, 2004
October 25, 2002
December 7, 2001
Best described as the diametric opposite of a refreshing shower, William Lustig's Maniac has long been reviled as one of horror's truly ugly films.
February 27, 2001
too good to be dismissed as simple exploitation, but also too inept in too many ways to be taken seriously