amazon.co.uk: Don't Answer the Phone! (USA BCI Uncut version)
Well, I've had this one for a while, if I recall correctly it was recommended by CJ. I don't think I'd ever seen it before. Further, since this disc makes a big deal about it being uncut, I confess I have no idea what was missing previously.
Regardless of that, let me say that I was quite surprised by it. For a start this is a reasonably nasty bit of cheese. Sometimes high doses of cheese in a film render it sterile as far as the nastiness goes - especially when they employ over-the-top gore. This film though is full of stranglings, and that doesn't require lots of blood. Instead, we get some rather prolonged attacks that are legitimatelly cringeworthy even after all this time.
So what's the cheese? Well, frankly, the acting is terrible - the lighting awful - the sets non-existant (I guess they just shot in whatever places they could find?) the camera work amateur.... I mean everything about it felt cheesy. But then the killer would come on, and his performance was so earnest you couldn't help but be affected.
The plot? There's a killer and he's killing people. The cops have to catch him. That's about it. The killer is revealed in the opening frames of the film, so there is no mystery element.
I saw one extra (though there's a commentary) which was an interview with Nicholas Worth, who plays the killer. He says he saw the film as a "Tits and Ass" movie only, and just wanted to give it his best shot (he had a stage background). He's actually quite convincing in a "Oh my God that's over-the-top" way - and yes, there's plenty of topless nudity.
All in all, this is a good slice of nasty, imo. The kills are decently handled, even if most of the major parts are cast from amatuer stock.