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Elijah Wood Dons a Woman's Scalp in Exclusive 'Maniac' Behind-the-Scenes Footage – Following its release on DVD yesterday, Indiewire has obtained an exclusive clip from the bonus features of "Maniac," the horror flick starring Elijah Wood as a psychotic man with a penchant for woman's scalps. In the behind-the-scenes footage from the film, which received an IFC Films release over the summer, one can see the amount of fun and focus that went into making such a macabre piece of work that, thanks to French financing, was able to be made with complete freedom and on its own grisly terms. 7 years 7 weeks ago via jetli

Alternate U.S. Poster for Elijah Wood-Starring Maniac – At a recent Los Angeles screening of Maniac, starring Elijah Wood, we brought you a first look at the U.S. one-sheet IFC created. Today, an alternate poster has been discovered. This one plays on the POV perspective, the use of reflection and, naturally, murder. You can get a larger look at the poster inside.

7 years 28 weeks ago via jackiechan

Here's a NSFW Kill Clip from the Maniac Remake

Maniac – You've seen the first six minutes of Maniac, now how about a 2 1/2-minute kill clip from the remake of the 1980s William Lustig film? We have the not safe for work (by any means) preview for you after the jump. In the clip, Frank (played by Elijah Wood) is taken home by Lucie (Megan Duffy) on their first date and things go, well, bad. 7 years 46 weeks ago via jetli

Watch the First Six Minutes of Elijah Wood's 'Maniac'

8:42 PM 12/28/2012 by Binh Ngo
Elijah Wood has appeared in many movies before the Lord of the Rings trilogy and will appear in many more after, but to many people, he'll always be regarded as Frodo, the Hobbit who traveled into the heart of enemy territory to destroy the One Ring. In Franck Khalfoun's remake of the 1980 slasher flick Maniac, Wood won't be doing anything so heroic.


Elijah Wood Slays The First Six Minutes Of MANIAC – Are you ready for Elijah Wood, serial killer? We've had images and trailer for the Franck Khalfoun directed remake of Maniac - with the former Frodo in the titular role - but now the powers that be are going one better, releasing the first six minutes of the film, a block that includes the picture's first kill. 7 years 49 weeks ago via theothersenhman

NSFW International Trailer for MANIAC Remake Shows a Deranged and Bloody Elijah Wood – Although Elijah Wood will be appearing as Frodo in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, this new NSFW international trailer for the Maniac remake suggests that the One Ring has done irreparable damage to his psyche. A contemporary re-imagining of William Lustig's 1980 slasher flick, Maniac stars Wood as Frank, a shy owner of a mannequin store with a fetish for stalking and scalping young women. 8 years 4 weeks ago via jetli

IFC Midnight Picks Up Elijah Wood Slasher Movie, 'Maniac' – A remake of William Lustig's 1980 movie of the same name, the film is told from a serial killer's point-of-view. 8 years 15 weeks ago via donnieyen

Blood, Breasts And Elijah Wood In Full Trailer For MANIAC

Maniac – Elijah's got a knife and he's not afraid to use it.The Franck Khalfoun directed remake of Bill Lustig's cult hit Maniac promises to put a bloody end to things in Cannes and horror fans are itching for any indication as to whether the Alexandre Aja produced picture can live up to the legacy of the original. 8 years 28 weeks ago via brucelee

Freaky new trailer for Elijah Wood's 'Maniac' remake

Maniac – A trailer for the remake of the William Lustig classic “Maniac”, starring ‘Hobbit’ Elijah Wood in the villainous title role, has been released. This one, a rather bloody and slightly disturbing sneak peek if I do say so myself (turn down the speakers if you are at work!), was seemingly released at Cannes or in conjunction with Cannes as a sales tool. 8 years 29 weeks ago via donnieyen

A Blood Spattered Elijah Wood In First Stills From MANIAC – Elijah Wood has got himself a knife and he's not afraid to use it. A trio of stills from the Franck Khalfoun directed remake of Maniac have arrived online prior to the film's premiere in Cannes and the look in Wood's eye goes a certain way to dispelling any doubts as to whether he can convey the intensity of the part.Just when the streets seemed safe, a serial killer with a fetish for scalps is back and on the hunt. 8 years 30 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Frank is the withdrawn owner of a mannequin store, but his life changes when young artist Anna appears asking for his help with her new exhibition. As their friendship develops and Frank’s obsession escalates, it becomes clear that she has unleashed a long-repressed compulsion to stalk and kill.
Franck Khalfoun
IFC Films
June 14, 2013
Horror, Thriller

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