Director Chuck Parello and his cowriter, Stephen Johnston, who collaborated on 2000's sober ED GEIN (2000), about the '50s Wisconsin necrophile whose bizarre exploits inspired PSYCHO (1960) and THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974), return to the scene of the crime. But this time, the crimes take place in 1977, when the notorious Hillside Strangler rampage terrorized Los Angeles and left 10 women dead. Two more victims died in Bellingham, Wash., in 1979, leading to the revelation that there was not one Hillside Strangler, but two
cousins Kenneth Bianchi and Angelo Buono. Though Johnston and Parello change the names of the victims, they hew extremely clo...