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Rosemarie DeWitt to star in Poltergeist remake

Rosemarie DeWitt has signed on to star in the upcoming remake of Poltergeist, apparently because she has never Googled ‘the Poltergeist curse’ before. According to Deadline, she will take on the role originally played by JoBeth Williams in Tobe Hooper’s 1982 original; the mother of a family whose house comes under attack from the spirit […]

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The top 10 paranormal investigation films

The top 10 paranormal investigation films. By Simon Miraudo. “If there’s something strange, in your neighbourhood, who ya gonna call? Fully insured and registered Fortean phenomena detectives!” Alright, it’s not as catchy as “Ghostbusters,” but hey, if we’ve learnt anything from this week’s selection of titles, better safe than sorry. Besides, that Ray Parker Jr. […]

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Play It Again – Poltergeist

Play It Again – Poltergeist. Starring Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, and Heather O’Rourke. Directed by Tobe Hooper. Rated M. By Jess Lomas. Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it […]

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