Archive for tag: Tobe Hooper

Review: ‘Cocoon’ / ‘Lifeforce’

9 February, 2013 (08:10) | by Richard T. Jameson, Film Reviews | By: Richard T. Jameson

[Turner Classic Movies will show Cocoon, one of Ron Howard’s pretty-good movies, this coming Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2:45 p.m. Pacific Time. The following review appeared in The Weekly during the film’s 1985 first run. Also on screens then was another sci-fi film in a very different key, Tobe Hooper’s Lifeforce. That won’t be on […]

After Sunset

15 August, 2011 (05:16) | by Robert C. Cumbow, Essays, Horror, Westerns | By: Robert C. Cumbow

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Take out the word “Chainsaw” and it could be the title of a Western. And what do you know? It is. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre takes place over one day, from sunrise after a night of grave desecrations to sunrise after a night of unspeakable murderous horror. Sunset comes not at […]