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There are reasons to remake Poltergeist, but this remake doesn’t use them

Poltergeist is a successful update that incorporates modern technology, background and tropes into an old movie, but you still have to wonder, “why?” The remake follows the Bowens, who move into a new house that’s a step down for them due … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 1982’s Poltergeist

The original Poltergeist is kind of dull. It’s not overtly scary by today’s standards, until the end at least. However, the Steven Spielberg written, produced and possibly directed film has a strong family focus. Where a lot of recent horror movies had … Continue reading

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