Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Pumpkinhead (1989) aka Vengeance: The Demon

3.5 / 5
Tagline: Cruel, devious, pure as venom. All hell's broken loose.
Directed by: Stan Winston
Written by: Ed Justin, Mark Patrick Carducci
Actors include: Lance Henriksen, Jeff East, Kimberly Ross
Genre: Horror
Length: 86 minutes
Banned: Nope
Country: USA

It's really not all that bad, but there isn't much of a twist to it or anything. It's straightforward manner will definitely appeal to youngsters a little more than adults, but it's entirely watchable. It's based around the myth of Pumpkinhead, a demon which can be conjured for revenge purposes. When a group of teenagers accidentally kill a little boy in a backwards town they end up being chased around by Pumpkinhead. The deaths aren't all that exciting, and well the surprises are basically nil but if you like direct simple horror this will likely have something that will appeal. Look for Mayim Bialik (Blossom) as one of the Hillbilly girls....

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