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The Rating System

All opinions are my own. We are all different. What I may think is great, you may this terrible. Don't let my opinios stop you from exploring the vast world of horror in all media.

~Mind Blowing: Search for this movie immediately. It can only be described as pure greatness and possible an instant classic.

~So Good: Highly recommended because for one reason or another it stands out above the usual fair. Put the movie on your radar as it wont disappoint.

~In the Middle: The movie is a nothing special, average affair. It may entertain in the short term but it will be easily forgettable in the long haul.

~Warning: This movie is a cliched driven slop of familiar territory. Only watch if you're really of fan of this type of material.

~Steaming Pile: The movie is absolute garbage, a complete bore, and not worth the time or effort.

Saturday, June 30, 2012

In a Glass Cage (1987)

AKA:  Tras el Cristal

Director: Agusti Villaronga


Premise:
A former Nazi and pedophile fails at a suicide and is subjected to living out his days in an iron lung. The family hires a young male nurse to help with the situation. Soon the man realizes his demented nurse was a once his victim and is now seeking revenge.

My Take:
A rather hard movie to watch due to subject matter. It's not meant for every one.
Your skin shutters at the actions of the adult man who thrives on the fear of children and of the nurse as he subjects the now disabled man to similar torturous acts committed onto him as a boy. It's a sick and twisted game to both individuals.
Regardless, it's a fascinating film which explores the darkest depth a human can go.

Rating: In the middle







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