backtrack; Poltergeist (1982)

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Evil capitalism as popular movie concept survived the radical seventies, look no further than this family-oriented frightfest. Mix in a little fear of technology, in this case television, plus some parapsychology – and you have another Steven Spielberg blockbuster, here in cooperation with Tobe Hooper.

Well executed and engaging, if a bit weak by today’s horror standards. Still in my book of scary Suburbia.

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