Richard Attenborough's MAGIC & Wes Craven's THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT
Richard Attenborough's MAGIC (R, 1978, 108 min)
Anthony Hopkins plays Corky, a schizophrenic ventriloquist who believes his dummy Fats is about to come alive and take over the act. After Corky kills his manager, and believing that the dummy has committed the crime, he travels to upstate New York to visit his high-school flame (Ann-Margret).
Wes Craven's THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT (R, 1972, 84 min)
Craven's cinematic debut is a shocking journey into the heart of evil. Three escaped convicts kidnap a pair of teenage girls and proceed to rape, torture, and finally murder them in the woods, unwittingly within walking distance of their rural home. The killers take refuge in the girls' own house, but when the parents discover just who they are and what they've done, they plot violent revenge.
Friday, July 28