Writer-director Jeff Lieberman has crafted a handful of highly quirky, creative, and distinctive horror movies that are much enjoyed and appreciated by fans of offbeat and imaginative fright-film fare. His pictures are distinguished by their novel oddball plots and an amusingly eccentric sense of off-center humor.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1947, Lieberman attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Lieberman’s first film credit was co-writing the script for the gritty police action thriller Blade (1973), which was directed by his mentor Ernest Pintoff. Lieberman made his debut as a writer-director with the excellent and inspired revolt-of-nature killer-worm outing Squirm (1976). He followed this substantial drive-in hit with his best and most beloved film to date, Blue Sunshine (1976), which tells the extremely absorbing and original tale of a bunch of hippies who take a lethal form of LSD that causes them to lose their hair and become insane psychotics 10 years… read more
All references to Hitchcock or Cronenberg are irrelevant. My favorite part was an entire disco and shopping mall running hysterically away from a fat bald guy.