Poltergeist

Release Date: February 13, 2015
Studio: MGM
Director: Gil Kenan
Screenwriter: David Lindsay-Abaire
Starring: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris, Jane Adams
MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated

The story follows the Bowens as their home is terrorized and their youngest child goes missing when a supernatural force takes over their home. 

News and Reviews

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Review: Poltergeist 2015
In several independent haunted house films, admirers of horror often accept greener acting, looking beyond lesser performances for well-crafted ideas and atmosphere. Is it only fair and balanced then that a studio offering should prove the opposite? With a similar easy chemistry and authenticity of the Freelings, Rosemarie DeWitt, Sam Rockwell and kids Saxon Sharbino,…
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Poltergeist Clip Follows the Shadows
Gil Kenan’s remake of the Tobe Hooper-directed, Steven Spielberg-produced haunted house classic Poltergeist is out this week. Other than the ubiquity of that creepy little clown however, we’re still a bit unsure what to expect. A new clip would point toward some blend of classical and all-too-familiar horror.
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Jane Adams Drops the Poltergeist Knowledge in New Clip
Doctors, mediums, aficionados, professors of obscure study, experts, parapsychologists, clergy. I love the expository character in any given horror film, the specialists that families consult during a haunting, or a possession, especially when a fantastic performer is brought in for a bit of charisma or oddity. How will the Poltergeist remake stack up? That remains to be…
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Essential: 16 Scariest PG and PG-13 Horror Films
The original Poltergeist is a film PG-advocates (yes, they exist. They’re called parents.) hold up as an example of how, in the right hands, horror can both terrify and toe the line of family-friendly entertainment. As we hold our breath in anticipation of the remake’s release (Good? Bad? Different?), let’s take a look at some…
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