Unfortunately, “The Frighteners” is the kind of movie that sounds much better on paper than it plays on screen. It’s a horror-comedy with “Ghostbusters” elements,
One of the two excellent werewolf movies from 1981 (the other being, of course, “An American Werewolf in London”), Joe Dante’s “The Howling” is not
A great addition to Shudder’s growing catalog of Joe Bob Briggs episodes, this Thanksgiving marathon, “Dinners of Death,” includes Wes Craven’s “The Hills Have Eyes,”
Based on the novel by Ira Levin (who also wrote “Rosemary’s Baby”), this eerie horror/science-fiction hybrid has made quite an impression on pop culture while
Steven Spielberg’s splendidly entertaining family movie has been duplicated so many times that it’s sometimes easy to forget just how well-done and satisfying it is.
As with much of Wes Craven’s work, “The Hills Have Eyes” demonstrates a willingness to toy with its audience’s nerves and push their boundaries, but