The Funhouse ( United States 1981)

Who could fail to make a good horror movie out of a carnival? It has all the perfect ingredients: freaks, sleazy hustlers, creepy fun houses…Four potty-mouth teenagers decide to spend the night in the spooky ‘funhouse’ located in a carnival notorious for leaving (presumably) a string of murders that were left unresolved. [Read more…]

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SALEM’S LOT (1979 United States) Television review

salemslotshadows5First let me suggest you see the original TV miniseries version if at all possible. The “movie” version (for European theatres) is severely cut. The remaining pieces don’t fit together and leave gaping holes (such as, “what happened to Susan?”) Now you know which dvd to buy, if you were tossing up, lets move on. A cool 4 million dollars (big bucks back then) was spent on this production and it shows. You wish it could go on even longer, its that good. [Read more…]

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