watched john carpenter's excellent 1987 horror movie prince of darkness starring donald pleasance,jameson parker,lisa blount and big trouble in little china's victor wong and dennis dun.
also features a very creepy looking alice cooper .
really enjoyed this one,superbly directed by john carpenter and with excellent performances from a great cast, the music score http://youtu.be/fkfKUrwxPfQ also by carpenter is first rate and really adds to the overall atmosphere.
i can remember when this was first released it was generally not very well received by the critics but has over the years built up a bit of a fanbase.
myself personally i agree with quite a few of the comments i've read suggesting this is probably one of john carpenter's most underated movies.
Prince of Darkness is one of the many John Carpenter classics! I love the atmosphere and how the 9 minute opening credits builds up the tension.
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I haven't watched "Prince of Darkness" in several years. I meant to watch it awhile back when it was mentioned on the Zombie Thread, but forgot.
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Does anyone else know Adventures in Babysitting as A Night On The Town? That is what I have always known it as here in Australia, and on a side note have always been a big fan of Daryl Coopersmith.
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watched hell night starring linda blair,vincent van patten,peter barton and suki goodwin.
atmospheric haunted house horror where four pledges have to stay the night in a reputed haunted mansion- garth manor where 12 years previously a father massacred his whole family.
skillfully directed by tom desimone who also made the fun w.i.p flicks concrete jungle and reform school girls he manages here to squeeze quite a bit of tension from a rather cliched plot.
saying that back when this came out remembering this was one of the earlier 80s horror/slasher entries (81) the plot of the teens spending a night in a haunted house being stalked by a deformed killer probably still seemed fairly original.
executive producer was chuck russell who went on to direct the likes of a nightmare on elm street 3,the blob ,eraser and the massive jim carrey hit the mask. irwin yablans exc.producer on halloween 1,2 and 3 was also along with bruce cohn curtis(dreamscape) the producers here.
linda blair - 1981 golden raspberry nominee for hell night.
featuring decent enough performances from all involved(though blair was nominated for a golden raspberry award for her performance here that year), a cool music score and some great location shooting,notably - kimberly crest mansion http://www.kimberlycrest.org/about_house.html in redlands california which makes for the very creepy looking garth manor.
make hell night an above average entry in the haunted house horror/slasher genre.
i really enjoyed it overall and rate it a strong 8/10
When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage through Louisville, Kentucky seeking their favorite food, brains. -- IMDb