Browsing: Gary Sherman

DEAD AND BURIED **** USA 1981 Dir: Gary Sherman. 94 mins Like Royston Vasey in the BBC’s later THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN TV series, Potter’s Bluff is a place where the prospects are grim for anyone who isn’t local. This eerily beautiful coastal town provides a startling backdrop for a…

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Franchise Corner Entry: POLTERGEIST POLTERGEIST ***** USA 1982 Dir: Tobe Hooper. 114 mins While continuing the AMITYVILLE-era trend for mainstream paranormal movies, Tobe Hooper’s biggest Hollywood hit also reflected the various ways in which studio blockbusters aimed at family audiences embraced horror movie tropes and tricks. When the equally ghoulish…

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