‘Summer of Fear’: Do it for Linda Blair and Wes Craven! (review)

Rachel (Linda Blair) is a teenage girl with a nice life: well-to-do, with a loving family and boyfriend (Jeff McCracken), and a cool best friend (Fran Drescher). Then her aunt and uncle die in a car accident, and her cousin Julia (Lee Purcell), whom no one has seen in ten years, comes to live withContinue reading “‘Summer of Fear’: Do it for Linda Blair and Wes Craven! (review)”

Wes Craven’s ‘The People Under the Stairs’: Campy with a Twist of Somberness (review)

Fool (Brandon Adams) is a 13-year-old boy with major problems. His mama needs an operation, and because his family is three days late on the rent for their ghetto apartment, they’re getting evicted. His sister’s friend Leroy (Ving Rhames) offers him a chance to make some money: break into the house of his landlords, whoContinue reading “Wes Craven’s ‘The People Under the Stairs’: Campy with a Twist of Somberness (review)”

Wes Craven’s ‘Deadly Friend’: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone’s Cranium Explodes (review)

Paul (Matthew Labyorteaux) is a super-smart teenage boy whose best friend is a robot named BB (voiced by Charles Fleischer). Upon his move to a new town, he makes friends with his next-door neighbor, the comely Sam (Kristy Swanson). When Sam’s abusive father throws her down a flight of stairs she ends up on lifeContinue reading “Wes Craven’s ‘Deadly Friend’: It’s All Fun and Games Until Someone’s Cranium Explodes (review)”