Man in the Saddle (Hollywood Movie Greats)

Editors' review

December 26, 2018

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Two years after Richard Friedman directed Doom Asylum he took on Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge, which really makes me wonder if he has some fascination with deformed, killer men obsessed with a woman they love.

Doom Asylum is one strange movie, while it is super cheesy it remains totally self-aware as a horror-comedy/slasher. Contained within are some seriously great special effects, occasional absurd humor and a so-bad-it's-good charm. Filmed entirely on location of an actual abandoned mental asylum, it is complete with a graffiti misspelling "Satan" as "Saten," peeling paint, rusted medical equipment and overgrown grounds.

Kristin Davis (Charlotte from Sex & The City) plays a brainy nerd with giant glasses all while running around in a high-thigh cut…