October 24: Poltergeist

movie reviews

The 80s get a bad rap for all the cheerleader and sorority murders, but there are some genuinely creepy movies that came out in the decade of big hair and spandex. Poltergeist is one of the most intense and scary horror movies ever made, in spite of its tame rating.

Imagine you’re a young college football coach and have moved into a new house with your family. Creepy things start happening and your daughter disappears. Into the TV. What do you do? Where do you turn? Why is your pool filled with bodies?

The effects are fun. And even though some of the characters come across as ridiculous when taken out of context, the acting was pretty darned good. Yet another movie my mom should have stopped me from watching as a child.


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