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Blu-ray Review: God Told Me To

In a post-9/11 world, a scene in which a man goes on a shooting spree in in the streets of New York is far too real a possibility to be depicted in a movie made for entertainment. But back in 1976, that’s how writer-director Larry Cohen opened his ambitious film, God Told Me To.

That’s one of several reasons the movie could never be made today. Cohen is the filmmaker behind such delightfully delirious cult classics as The Stuff, It’s Alive and Q: The Winged Serpent, so it comes as no surprise that God Told Me To delves into downright bizarre territory.

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God Told Me To will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on February 24 via Blue Underground. The 1976 film is written and directed by Larry Cohen (It’s Alive, The Stuff).

Tony Lo Bianco (The French Connection), Deborah Raffin (Death Wish 3), Sandy Dennis (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and Silvia Sidney (Sabotage) star.

Special features:

  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Larry Cohen
  • Heaven & Hell On Earth - Interview with Star Tony Lo Bianco
  • Bloody Good Times - Interview with Special Effects Artist Steve Neill
  • God Told Me To Bone - New Beverly Q&A with Larry Cohen
  • Lincoln Center Q&A with Larry Cohen
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Poster & Still Gallery