Archive for May 29th, 2015

Movie Mayhem – Poltergeist (2015)

I can’t stand it when critics spend their entire review on a film comparing it to its predecessor. After all, a film should be measured on its own merits, not why it is or isn’t better than a film made thirty-five years before. However, that’s exactly what I’m going to do with the unnecessary remake of Poltergeist, a classic horror film that, like the majority of films from the eighties, should have just been left alone. And the reason I’m going to do so is because with all of the advancements in special and visual effects over the last thirty years, what should have been a major improvement fails to live up to the archaic, but gritty, practical effects utilized back in 1982. Read Full Review

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