1981 was the year of the wolf, but it was Joe Dante’s take that became the underdog and the overshadowed beta of the pack at the box-office.
Freddy’s Nightmares: A commercial retrospect (1988-1990)
A look at the power of Freddy Krueger on TV and the restless spirit that survived through decades of multimedia trends and changes.
Mannequin 2: On The Move (1991)
Sequel to 1987 fish-out-of-water romcom that appears woodenly optimistic about that old thing called love.
An experimental anthology and music video celebration released during Michael Jackson’s peak that really has nothing to be compared to.
Pet Sematary (1989)
The Creeds discover reviving the dead comes with dire consequences. Based on the Stephen King besteller.
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
Hollywood’s monsters are subject to parody in this satirically tinged horror send up set in Transylvania.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
The sequel that played secondary to its merchandise. Ghostbusters II was unmemorable but left a legacy of commercial supernatural power that has immortalized it.
Splash, Too (1988)
Disney’s unloved and unwanted sequel is a rarity. A 1988 telemovie sequel that surfaced, disappeared and never returned.
Basket Case (1982)
An eighties drive-in schlock classic. Duane has a secret and it’s hiding in his wicker basket.
Jaws 3 (1983)
Three is an unlucky number it seems as the Jaws franchise attacks a new victim: the audience of 1983.
Silver Bullet (1985)
A Stephen King penned werewolf tale as eighties as its cover suggests.
A late seventies religious slasher with a nifty little cult following on the fringe of weirdom.