Tag: James Karen

They Are Us (Invaders From Mars, 1986)

One night, young David witnesses a spaceship landing just beyond the hill.  After his father returns from checking it out, he seems…different.  His father seems detached.  Like he is trying to determine how to behave.  David uncovers an invasion from the martians and must…

Careless in Suburbia (Poltergeist, 1982)

The Freeling family have a good life.  Steve and Diane have three children.  One evening they are awakened by their youngest, Carol Anne, who is talking to the TV. As days go by they notice unusual phenomena and not just Carol Anne watching static…

Fishies Pt 3 (Piranha, 1995)

Probably the most interesting fact of the Piranha remake is that a twelve year old Mila Kunis plays the daughter of the Greatest American Hero. In 1995, Roger Corman and Showtime started remaking Corman “Classics” like Not of This Earth and Humanoids From the…

It’s Only a Severed Hand (Return of the Living Dead Part 2, 1988)

The thing about horror movies, they do not have to be smashing successes to get a sequel.  The first film gained a cult following long after this sequel.  Return of the Living Dead 2 had no involvement from Dan O’Bannon, and instead was written…

I Try To Not Think About Death Much (Return of the Living Dead, 1985)

In 1986, Alien Screenwriter Dan O’Bannon made a deal to direct (he had directed a short film seventeen years earlier) a film.  He was to make an unofficial sequel of sorts to Night of the Living Dead. An effects heavy zombie film, the big…