Body Double (Brian De Palma – 1984) B+

Excellent cheesy and solid B movie that at once is smack dab in the middle of that style (sex, violence, gore,…) and yet transcends it with long dialogue-free sequences, cool camera angles and several well-developed characters. The problem is when you cast Gregg Henry in a film I’m immediately thinking “oh, he’s the bad guy…”. This is only part of the twists and turns of this Hitchcock-flavored De Palma movie though. When the true meaning of the “body double” becomes clear I was very pleasantly surprised by how tight and well-executed the plot is.

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