Released in 1987, directed by Pat Bishow and shot entirely on location in his native Long Island, The Soultangler tells the sordid tale of one Dr. Anton Lupesky (Pierre Devaux), a surprisingly young and greasy mad scientist in the vein of Dr. Herbert West. Like his Lovecraftian counterpart, Lupesky has created a serum with special properties. It doesn’t quite re-animate the dead, but rather it allows him to transfer his soul into another body. There’s a problem though: two souls can’t live inside the same body at the same time, so he can really only transfer his soul into a corpse.
As you’d guess, this makes things a little trickier for Lupseky, but thankfully for him he’s got an assistant named Jessica (Louise Millmann) and a hammer-wielding smack addict named Carl (Bob Cederberg) around to help him out. Why does he need their help? Because the side effects of the d…Read the entire review