Classic anthology film that is still enjoyable today. My fave? The gargoyle. Yours?
over 3 years
Short form horror - none of the stories are bad but none are spectacular either.
Intertwined stories; a classic.
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie is a 1990 movie directed by John Harrison based on the anthology television series Tales from the Darkside. The film, shot in anthology style, depicts a kidnapped paperboy who tells three stories of horror to the suburban witch who is preparing to eat him, à la Hansel and Gretel.
Paramount Pictures' (which distributed this movie) television division would later gain distribution rights to the Tales from the Darkside TV series.
The film is sometimes confused to have been intended as Creepshow 3, a sequel to George A. Romero and Stephen King's popular horror anthology, Creepshow. However, this is not supported by any real evidence. However, Tom Savini has been quoted as saying that this film is the real "Creepshow 3" which may be the start of the rumor, though he may just be referring to the shared legacy of both properties and the involvement of both King and Romero.
The movie opens with Betty, a housewife (Deborah Harry) planning a dinner party. The...