October 19: Ghoulies

movie reviews

ghouliesTrue story: Ghoulies was the only horror movie my mother ever forbade my brother and I to watch as children. I’m not certain of the reason, but I figure she was concerned that it would make us scared of using the toilet.

Interestingly enough, only a couple seconds of this movie involve a monster coming out of the toilet. That was played up in the later franchise installments, but this movie, in spite of the tagline, has very little bathroom horror. Instead, it’s very much like the other satanic puppet stories you are familiar with. Of course, these aren’t supposed to be puppets, but who are we kidding? This movie is like Jim Henson on crack.

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