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Human Lanterns – Blu Ray Launch From 88 Movies

88 Movies have introduced a bumper batch of releases for the approaching months, the primary of which is the Horror / Drama / Motion hybrid Human Lanterns made by the Shaw Brothers Studio in 1982.

Although that includes the Shaw Brothers customized model of martial arts mayhem, HUMAN LANTERNS additionally faucets into the early 80s craze for the American slasher movie and the sooner Hammer horrors by offering a grisly tackle the serial killer characteristic in an inimitable Hong Kong type.

When an unbalanced craftsman decides to get revenge on two Kung Fu masters by creating particular lanterns constructed from the human pores and skin of their lifeless family, all hell breaks free on this grotesque story of bloody retribution.

Taking its inspiration from films like Psycho and actual circumstances like Ed Gein, HUMAN LANTERNS is clearly not for the faint-hearted with its over-the-top gore and sadistic qualities, however this slice of darker-than-dark fantasy nonetheless manages to be each splendidly horrible and impressively entertaining. This would be the full uncut model, in contrast to earlier DVD releases.


Audio commentary by Kenneth Brorsson and Phil Gillon of the Podcast On Hearth Community
Interview with Susan Shaw by Fred Ambroisine.


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