Tag Archives: Dino De Laurentiis Productions

Stephen King’s ‘Maximum Overdrive’ (1986): Still Truckloads of Fun – Retro Review

The summer of 1986 was a respectable summer for movies. Top Gun dominated everything, Aliens was the first sequel that anyone ever even entertained the possibility of it being better than the original, and the Stephen King penned novella, “The Body,” was immortalized in film as Stand by Me. Rumor …

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Why ‘Maximum Overdrive’ IS the Perfect Midnight Movie

I’ve written about Maximum Overdrive before, and I’m beginning to realize that I’m pretty obsessed with the film. I was lucky enough to remember when it came out, and witnessed firsthand the crazy trailer with the Halloween 3 music, the glowing Green Goblin eyes, and the crazy -ooking dude that …

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