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Series: The Howling

Review: The Howling (1981)

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The Howling is one of the formative films of my own horror experience, important to me as The Wolf Man, Pit and the Pendulum, and The Evil Dead. True, it is a trifle of a film, a werewolf romp with not other desire but simple thrills. On the other hand, it's a werewolf romp that succeeds at providing simple thrills with flair.(read more...)

Review: Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985)

Howling II poster

One of the worst sequels in horror history and probably one of the worst movies ever made, Howling II: Your Sister is a Werwolf bears no resemblance to the original Joe Dante/John Sayles collaboration, other than the fact that they both have werewolves. Well, even that might be pushing it. The original had wonderfully done transformation scenes with incredible make-up work; the sequel has what appears to be guys in bear suits. And not even realistic bear suits. This time around reporter Annie McEnroe and supernatural expert Christopher Lee aid Reb Brown in finding his sister's killer, who, of course, turns out to be a werewolf.(read more...)

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