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Let’s take a closer look at the Twilight Zone movie itself before tackling the elephant in the room regarding this topic. The prologue, directed by John Landis, sets the tone perfectly and would truly do Rod Serling proud. Burgess Meredith’s…
“There’s not much to Richard Matheson’s original short story, but a movie version certainly could have expanded upon the premise and become a smart, taut conspiracy thriller... in the hands of the right screenwriter and director. Instead, the story was adapted by writer-director Richard Kelly.”
David enters another dimension, not only of sight and sound but of mind, to review the 1983 anthology film Twilight Zone: The Movie, featuring four separate stories brought to life by four of the era’s most sought-after filmmakers, including Steven Spielberg and John Landis. He also briefly touches on the history of the classic TV series and its legendary creator, Rod Serling.
Count Jackula presents highlights from the career of recently deceased sci-fi/horror writer Richard Matheson, author of I Am Legend, Stir of Echoes, and screenwriter of over a dozen episodes of The Twilight Zone.