The 'Burbs

An uneven effort from GREMLINS director Joe Dante, this black comedy is often hilarious, but is betrayed by an ending forced on Dante by the film's producers. Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) is a family man taking a week's vacation at home in the suburbs. Ray's week off is disrupted, however, when his chubby neighbor, Art Weingartner (Rick Ducommun), begins to...read more

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