EYES OF THE BEHOLDER starts off with such promise that its subsequent unraveling is all the more disappointing. With its eerie credit sequence, featuring the art work of the deranged protagonist, its Bernard Hermann-esque score, and chillingly effective tracking shots as the killer surveys
his victims' home, the film promises to be a scary sleeper. But as the plot grows more and more labyrinthine, the movie slowly falls apart.
After forcibly trading places with his psychiatrist Dr. Carlyle (Matt McCoy) at an institute for the criminally insane, convicted psycho-killer Janice Bickle (Lenny Von Dohlen) stays a step ahead of the pursuing police, and several steps...