Friday, February 9, 2007

The question of death selection may be the most important decision in your life

"Fear" noun, do not see Silence of the Lambs, Texas Chainsaw Massascre (any number), Psycho, Saw (any number), Friday the 13th (any number), Hostel, etc.

"Fear" noun, see Seconds.

"Arthur Hamilton (played by John Randolph) is a middle-aged man, whose life has lost purpose. He is disengaged at work as a banker, and the love between him and his wife has dwindled. Through a friend whom Hamilton thought had died years earlier, Hamilton is approached by a secret organization that offers wealthy people a second chance at life. "The Company," in the person of Mr. Ruby (played by Jeff Corey), interviews Hamilton, and resorts to blackmail to convince Hamilton to sign on, foreshadowing the unfortunate consequences of accepting "The Company's" help.

"After extensive plastic surgery and psychoanalysis, Hamilton is transformed into Tony Wilson (played by Rock Hudson). As Wilson, he has life documents, friends, a home, and a devoted manservant. The detailed nature of this new existence suggests that there was once a real Tony Wilson, but what became of him remains a mystery ...."

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