pumpkinhead

pumpkinhead

The extensive trench of 80’s horror films and creature features is a slippery slope one can find themselves on, looking for new thrills once the ‘famous’ monsters have had their day on your screen. One of the beasts that just couldn’t breakthrough the finish line tape of ‘mainstream success’ was 1988’s Pumpkinhead, a disgusting ghoul with a cool design, amazing practical effects, and hammy story that ultimately bogs it down just a little too much for it to appeal to anyone other than diehard cultists of the genre. Perhaps that’s why, of all the dumb remakes and reboots we’ve seen over the years of horror movies that simply did not need them, Pumpkinhead may be worth giving a shot—which is exactly what’s happening.  (more…)

‘Pumpkinhead’ Reboot Coming Soon?

pumpkinhead

Fans of cheesy horror flicks (or just anyone old enough to know what a movie was during the 80s) may remember a visually captivating monster known as Pumpkinhead. And while the creature itself my have looked interesting, the movies themselves were less-than-stellar. Still, the franchise raged on, from the 1988 original to several sequels, a video game and even a comic book. The name of Pumpkinhead lasted (via the magic of the SyFy channel – go figure) all the way into 2007, in fact. Now, the powers-that-be seem to think he deserves another chance at the big screen. That’s right, Pumpkinhead may be getting a reboot. (more…)