Messiah of Evil

April 30, 2012 at 2:07 am (10 Heads, Messiah of Evil) (, , , , , )

Messiah of Evil – 1973 – United States

Messiah of Evil was written/directed by Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, the husband and wife writers of American Graffiti (1973), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), and Howard the Duck (1986). Their mainstream credits are surprising considering how confusingly bizarre Messiah of Evil is. Its nightmarish universe exists midway between life and death, probably borrowing from Carnival of Souls (1962). However, its blending of horror, absurdity, and ambiguity is entirely original.

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