THE GRUESOME TWOSOME (31 Days of Horror)

THE GRUESOME TWOSOME is a cherished title by some, though it often doesn’t get mentioned in the same reverent tones as Herschell Gordon Lewis’ other gore epics. There might be a good reason for that. Lewis often gained loose inspiration from existing material. For instance, TWO THOUSAND MANIACS contains plot elements of BRIGADOON, both of them involving a ghostly town that appears every number of years. But BRIGADOON took place in Ireland, not the American south. Also, no one got ripped limb from limb in the Rogers and Hammerstein musical, though in retrospect maybe they should have. To wit, GRUESOME … Continue reading THE GRUESOME TWOSOME (31 Days of Horror)