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Even Forty Years Later, ‘Wolfen’ (1981) Remains A Deep, Complex Werewolf Film – Retro Review

This month, one of my favorite horror films, Michael Wadleigh’s (Woodstock) Wolfen (1981),¬†celebrates its forty year anniversary. Unlike many werewolf films, Wolfen goes beyond the normal hack and slash and chooses instead to delve deep into issues like power, mysticism, and ecological welfare. Synopsis: A city cop is assigned to …

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PopHorror Takes A Look Back at Wolfen (1981) 36 Years Later

Thirty-six years ago on July 24, 1981, a werewolf movie was released that was a reaction to the environmentalist movement of the late ’70s and early ’80s called Wolfen,. Directed by Micheal Wadleigh, and based on the novel by Whitley Streiber, it is a man versus beast story on the …

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