REview: Poltergeist (2015) | Pointless-geist?

I have never been a fan of remakes, mainly because they often serve no purpose other than money grabs, attempts to exploit the name of a property people are already familiar with. Which isn’t to say that they’re not some that manage to rise above – like Jean-François Richet’s remake of John Carpenter’s Assault On […]

Poltergeist (2015) – Official Trailer 2

Okay, the first thing that I’ll admit is that the ending of the new Poltergeist trailer creeped me out just a bit.  That being said, it revolves around a clown–similar to  the original film–and everyone knows that clowns by their very nature are a tad creepy (without even trying). I don’t fear them, though they do […]

Poltergeist

I wrote in October of last year that Sam Raimi was planning a remake – a term that’s always synonymous with*maximum suckage – of Tobe Hooper’s “Poltergeist.” That’s still happening, though Raimi is producing, not directing. That job will be handled by Gil Kenan.  Prior to this gig, he helmed “Monster House” and “City Of […]