Terrance Stamp hosts four intriguing episodes of The Hunger
Oct 31, 2008
I don't receive Showtime, so I was pleased to see this series come out on DVD. Being a hardcore fan of the original movie The Hunger with David Bowie and Catherine Denueve, I couldn't resist checking out this series. This DVD includes the following tales:
Bridal Suite: On a snowy day Peter and Jenny Garson find a quaint old inn on their wedding night. But the bridal suite has a quirk neither bride nor groom know about, but the twitchy innkeeper knows its secrets intimately.
Red Light: Natasha is a top model who walks off her job to reunite with an old boyfriend. She can't take the pressure anymore, and furthermore feels that the camera is now stealing her soul. Will her ex boyfriend prove her right?
The River of Night's Dreams: A confusing tale of a prison escapee who winds out at a weird house with two fanatically religious women. Probably the most interesting part of this tale is the girl-on-girl scenes.
The Secret Shih-Tah: This tale is based on a short story I've read but have forgotten the collection and author names. A young brilliant chef is challenged by a connoisseur to create a recipe for him from the book of Shih-Tah. But the recipes will never be forgotten, and will challenge any chef to the limits of what he's willing to prepare.
Because it's Showtime there is a decent smattering of cursing and nudity, so it's not to watch when the kiddies are around. It's not bad for a series but not great either. I do plan on watching more of the series.
Terrance Stamp introduces each episode with that flair that is uniquely his. Rent, don't buy. Enjoy!