Jori and Amanda Bearse.
Meeting Amanda Bearse was pretty exciting for me, particularly because she was there when I gave birth. Wait. Hold on. Actually – Married With Children was on TV when my daughter decided it was time to arrive. So I gave birth with Marcy D’Arcy in the background. Ms. Bearse was really very kind to all her fans (I watched her interacting with them while waiting my turn) and genuinely wanted to know who everyone was! I rarely see stars so sincerely enjoy the...Read Full Story
An update on Fright Night, even if only loosely connected, might seem odd, but I suppose with the popularity of vampires, werewolves, and so forth on the upswing, nothing in the general realm is really a surprise. But, while every manner of vampire story is making its way to a screen of some sort, and largely with less than impressive results, Fright Night is an update in a truer sense than most, and that ultimately means much more than simply putting out yet another tale of the undead.
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With so many below average to “so-so” horror remakes being released lately, there’s really not a lot of reason to expect much from these Hollywood money squeezes beyond maybe a bit of nostalgia and a scant laugh or two, however unintentional those laughs may be. So with good reason, the latest take on the comedy-horror classic Fright Night(2011, Craig Gillespie) was released to a fair amount of expectation with a hefty dose of critical apprehension. While the cult and campy 1985 original...Read Full Story
Starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Toni Collette and David Tenant Directed by Craig Gillespie Rated R
I suppose a late movie review for the horror-comedy Fright Night (which was released August 19, 2011) is better than not having one at all, but the film certainly deserves all the exposure it can get. This remake is based on the 1985 original Fright Night from Tom Holland and it certainly livens up the story for today's audiences and contemporary expectations.
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'Fright Night' is a 1985 American horror film written and directed by Tom Holland. In 2011, a remake of the same name starring Anton Yelchin and Colin Farrell was released.