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Noble Craig: A Horror Icon You’re Probably Not Aware Of

There are a handful of actors who are considered to be ‘horror icons,’ and you can often find them on the convention circuit and starring in low-budget movies that squander their talents. Names like Bill Moseley, Kane Hodder, Linnea Quigley, Robert Englund, and Doug Bradley represent the cream of that particular crop, and the actors […]

Poltergeist: The Sequels That Never Came to Be

Given the success of the original Poltergeist, it was inevitable that a string of sequels would follow in its wake. Surprisingly, however, the franchise never made it past its terrible third installment. After the death of young star Heather O’Rourke and the poor box office performance of 1988’s Poltergeist 3, the once profitable series fell […]

Franchise Flashback – Poltergeist 2: The Other Side (1986)

Released in 1982, Poltergeist was the eighth highest-grossing film of that year, which means only one thing in the world of Hollywood: a sequel was inevitable, whether one was warranted or not. Surprisingly, it took MGM four years to put out Poltergeist 2, haunting theaters in 1986. And the wait, as is all-too-often the case […]