Sunday, January 12, 2014

Elvira's Movie Macabre, Episode 45: Psychomania

Psychomania
Having attained the secret of life after death from his mother, a medium, Tom Latham, the leader of a motorcycle gang called The Living Dead, manages to convince his mates to follow him into the afterlife. That's how Psychomania, aka Death Wheelers, episode 45 of Elvira's Movie Macabre begins.

I sort of like Tom Latham, although he's a sadistic killer who quickly wracks up a double-digit death count. There's a groovy story here about the cemetery the Living Dead like to use as their home base, and how it was the final resting place of some ancient witches who had broken an agreement with a "superior power." 


Zombie Bikers
Psychomania
The Living Dead are bad eggs in life, and when they cross over and become impervious to death, they're even worse. Sort of like a Clockwork Orange on motorcycles, but not really. The film's premise is rekonkulous, but if you can forgive the fact that even if a person can be made impervious to death, an inanimate object like a motorcycle can't, you can really enjoy this movie for what it is. Whatever it is. I did. I may again tonight. 

January 28, 2018: I now have seen Psychomania so many times the true star of the movie to me is Shadwell, played by George Sanders, and 

This amazing den and piece of art. Hi Jenny, Jack, and Ella. 




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