If we’re being honest, then you know that the Hollywood lore that’s sprung up over the making of 1982’s Poltergeist is far more interesting than the actual movie Poltergeist. From the question of Steven Spielberg Vs Tobe Hooper: “Who really directed it?” to the supposed “curse” that reputedly killed several cast members, including its young star Heather O’Rourke, the making of Poltergeist is a story far more compelling than the simple haunted house tale starring Craig T. Nelson and JoBeth Williams. It would have been a fascinating post-modernist twist if they remade Poltergeist as a behind-the-scenes dramatization of the E! True Hollywood Story of the original’s production, but instead they slapped together a version that’s a weak tea variation of the original. (more…)
What’s up fellow bastards! Once again, it’s a Tuesday and like always, we here at NerdBastards got y’all covered with the DVD Tuesday feature. We list what movie came out and recommend if it’s either a BUY, RENT, or PASS. We got another STACKED list of Old Movies Are New section, which features the individual Blu-Ray release of The Lord of the Rings film (you could always buy the Box Set that came out months ago) and other classic films. The TV Show DVD section is filled with quite amount of comedies and what’s this? Why, we finally have another Blu-Ray 3D release! So what are you waiting for? Click after the jump to see what came out and see if there is anything you want.