's most famous and committed champion. He recorded an introduction for the special edition DVD release in 2007, and he recently appeared at a BAFTA event in London, celebrating the movie's half-century.
In a recent, exhaustive Total Film poll, which collected the opinions of horror icons and experts,
came in at no. 22 on the list. As well as that heady accolade, the film has numerous famous fans, from Francis Ford Coppola, to Edgar Wright, to Quentin Tarantino.
Chris Rodley's documentary,
A Very British Psycho
, is an extremely valuable and interesting watch for anyone seeking insight into the making of the movie, and its disastrous reception. The doc was made to air on Channel 4 ahead of a broadcast of
, but it has since been available as a bonus feature on various DVD releases.
If you've never seen
, now's the time to do it, with cinema and Blu-ray releases imminent. Even if you've already seen it, the restored print makes a repeat viewing almost essential, and it provides the ideal opportunity for getting retangled in the movies many layers, particularly if you can watch it on the big screen, from the hush of a darkened auditorium…