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Hunting for Skinner: Writer Paul Hart-Wilden Fleshes Out the Search for a Lost Horror Movie

Hunting for Skinner: Writer Paul Hart-Wilden Fleshes Out the Search for a Lost Horror Movie

Skinner was made back in the days when there was only one medium for film – 35mm. So, the hope had been that at some point the movie would be finished and released upon the world via various movie theatres. But the path out into the world wasn’t smooth.

“I realised pretty quickly that it wasn’t going to be the ‘next big step’ on my career path and was more of a big fucking stumble…”

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Skinner (1993, USA) 101 Films Blu-ray Review

Skinner (1993, USA) 101 Films Blu-ray Review

Skinner is an American slasher flick that has been frequently and unfairly compared with Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs (1991); overshadowed by a high-profile scandal involving its director Ivan Nagy, and his ex-girlfriend, the “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss; cut to shreds by the Motion Picture Association of America; whose original film elements were thought to be lost; and stars Ted Raimi in the leading role as Dennis Skinner! Yes, Skinner is sick, slick and most definitely sleazy!

“He’ll get under your skin.”

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