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‘Aliens’: THR’s 1986 Review

On July 18, 1986, Fox brought Aliens to theaters with an R-rated thriller by director James Cameron and producer Gale Anne Hurd. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below:  As Aliens, the sequel to 1979’s science fiction-horror hit Alien, worms its way into the heartland of America, it will likely be bursting box-office records everywhere. […]

‘Child’s Play’: THR’s 1988 Review

On Nov. 9, 1988, the horror character Chucky debuted as Child’s Play hit theaters. While the technical aspects of the film were praised, the characters and material were not. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below: Many horror films tread a thin line between the frightening and the absurd. Child’s Play, United Artists’ new horror film directed […]