From the AP wire:Film director Robert Clark, 67, best known for the beloved holiday classic A Christmas Story, was killed, as was his 22-year-old son, in a Wednesday car accident in Pacific Palisades. The two men were in an Infiniti that collided head-on with a GMC Yukon around 2:30 am/PT. The driver of the other car, Hector Velazquez-Nava, 24 who was under the influence of alcohol and was driving without a license was hospitalized and will be booked for investigation of gross vehicular manslaughter. A female passenger of Velazquez-Nava's was treated for minor injuries and released.read more
Question: I'm wondering if you can help me out with the title of a movie I saw as a kid, probably 20 or 25 years ago, on Elvira's Mistress of the Dark horror show program. I don't remember much of the plot or any of the actors, but it dealt with a young man who enlisted, went off to fight in a war and started acting strangely when he returned home. Basically, I think he came home dead and was rotting away slowly, and at the end he begins digging his own grave in the local cemetery so he can rest in peace.
Answer: That can only have been Deathdream (1974), though you may have seen it under another title; it's been called Dead of Night (not to be confused with the 1945 omnibus film Dead of Night, which includes the ultimate scary ventriloquist's dummy story), Night Walk, The Veteran, The Night Andy Came Home and read more
Question: Is there going to be a remake of or a sequel to Black Christmas? I loved the original but don't think enough people remember it for a sequel to be a success. And would Bob Clark be involved in some way?Answer: A remake of the eclectic Canadian writer-director Bob Clark's 1974 stalk-and-slash picture Black Christmas, which starred Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea and Margot Kidder, is in development at Copper Heart and 2929 Entertainment. Clark is one of several executive producers, and X-Files alumni Glen Morgan and read more