Bizarrely captivating


This is the type of film that would probably make 95 percent of the American public run screaming from the theater, but I found it thoroughly entertaining. Carol Kane and Lee Grant give amazing performances, and the art direction and music are superb.

I would love to see this onstage, but for now I'll settle for my VHS release of this off-the-wall classic. 8/10 stars.

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How incredibly fortunate you were to see this on the big screen! I've never heard of this playing anywhere near me onscreen.

How was the print? Were there many in the audience?

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Glad to hear the print is holding up for a receptive audience, just as the film itself holds up.

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I loved this movie as well. It's just been newly released on DVD and it is entrancing.

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I'm glad to hear this has been issued on DVD. Gotta love those '70s.

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The DVD is terrific with a lot of information on how the movie was made and why it was made the way it was. At the very least over 4 hrs. worth of extras.

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Thanks very much for the tails. That's great news! This is certainly a film whose choices require some explanation. I need to replace my old VHS with a DVD.

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I can't believe this film is so unknown (it doesn't even have a Wikipedia page!). I found out about it when I was looking for horror films directed by women, and I was really impressed with it. Unfortunately, the version I watched was fairly blurry, but I could still see how lovely the sets and cinematography were. I could see how audiences nowadays would disagree with a lot of the content, as the film contains animal abuse, incest and cultural appropriation. But nevertheless, it's a fascinating film that deserves more recognition.

Welcome to Fright Night....for real. 

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It is unfortunate this film doesn't even have a Wikipedia page. If I were motivated and a bit better informed, I'd write one myself.

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