Tag Archives: Steven Spielberg

‘Twilight Zone: The Movie’ (1983): An Anthology Classic

Twilight zone the movie

Twilight Zone: The Movie is a science fiction/horror anthology film released in 1983. Based on the popular television series The Twilight Zone, created by Rod Serling in the 1950s, this 1980s version begins in a classic way. In a great prologue directed by John Landis, two men (played by Dan …

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‘Jurassic Park’ (1993): Why You Still Love It Today – Retro Review

Jurassic Park

In case you’ve been trapped in amber for millions of years, you’ve heard about Jurassic Park, a science fiction adventure film released 30 years ago on June 11, 1993, directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel of the same name by Michael Crichton. Star Jeff Goldblum said of …

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‘POLTERGEIST III’ – 35 Years of Terror and Tragedy – Retro Review

Once upon a time, Poltergeist III was my favorite installment of the classic and notorious horror franchise. I absolutely loved some of the imagery, including the lightning over the frighteningly tall John Hancock Center in Chicago, which stands as young Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke -may she rest in peace)’s …

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Interview With Lee Thongkham, Director of ‘THE LAKE’ (2022)

Lee Thongkham

We recently had the pleasure of chatting with Taiwanese indie film director Lee Thongkham about his upcoming 2023 creature feature, The Lake. This is his third overall feature film, and his first foray into the macabre realm of monster movies. Check out what he had to say as we discussed his career, love …

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PopHorror Interviews Special FX Wizard and Indie Director, Hiroshi Katagiri

Doug Jones and Hiroshi Katagiri in 'Gehenna: Where Death Lives' (2016)

I had the immense pleasure of chatting with the world-renowned special effects artist turned indie director, Hiroshi Katagiri, this past week, and boy do we have something special lined up for you all. Having worked on several award-winning films throughout his storied career, Katagiri has created some of the most …

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Kidrobot Unveils ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ 40th Anniversary Plush and Pin Collection

E.T. Kidrobot Collection

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial turns 40 years old in 2022. What better way to celebrate than Kidrobot’s new plush toy and pin collection? Check it out! From The Kidrobot Website Kidrobot brings your favorite alien to life in a new plush toy and pin collection in celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the movie …

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‘Honeydew’ (2021) Now Available On Collector’s Edition VHS

Honeydew (2021)

VHS collectors rejoice! The folks at Witter Entertainment, in partnership with Broke Horror Fan, work hard to keep your VCRs happy and fed. Their latest release? Devereux Milburn’s Honeydew (2021)! We loved it (read our review here)! We think you will too. Watch the trailer below, then read on for …

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‘War Of The Worlds’ (2005): David Koepp’s Best Kept Secret – Retro Review

The 2005 version of War Of The Worlds was met with mixed results. However, like fine wine, the film gets better with age. David Koepp wrote the screenplay for legendary director Steven Spielberg. Koepp is probably best known for the Kevin Bacon thriller, Stir of Echoes (1999 – read our …

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