Tag: poltergeist

Morbido 2019: Gary Sherman Looks Back Over A Brilliant Career

One of the main events of 2019 edition of Morbido Fest is the tribute dedicated to the career of Gary Sherman, one of the most particular voices that were born from horror movies in the 70s and 80s. The filmmaker...

Tobe Hooper, TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE Director, Dies at 74

Filmmaker Tobe Hooper, best known for The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, has died, according to Variety and other news sources. He was 74. Born in Austin, Texas, Hooper made his first feature, Eggshells, in 1969, an odd, experimental film that...

Review: POLTERGEIST, A Remake That Resembles The Original A Little Too Closely

"They're here!" The original Poltergeist looms large in modern popular culture, the 1982 film having grown in stature over the years to the point where it's considered a classic of the haunted house genre. Indeed, the original is a very...

Now Playing: POLTERGEIST OST, Music To Fight Ghosts

Marc Streitenfeld's original musical score for Poltergeist made me extremely tense and nervous. Which actually made me feel better, once I realized it was the music I was playing and not my mind playing tricks with me. I have no...

POLTERGEIST Remake: First Trailer Offers Homage And Jump Scares

The way a horror movie is constructed and paced has changed a lot from 1982 to 2015. Much like the 2013 Carrie remake, it all comes down to whether the pace of editing and easy reliance on jump-scares can replace the...

POLTERGEIST Remake Will Be Directed By MONSTER HOUSE's Gil Kenan

Obviously, the first logical reaction to the news that director Gil Kenan (Monster House, City of Embers) will be directing the Poltergeist remake is, "Aww man! They're still planning to remake Poltergeist?" And yeah, shortly after, you may ask yourself...

Lionsgate Buys UK Rights To Hammer's THE QUIET ONES

Good news if you're a Hammer film fan in the UK. Actually, can you be a fan of horror film in the UK and not be a fan of Hammer?  Seems inconceivable. Isn't that in their DNA? Moving along. Lionsgate has...