New World/Angeles/Cinema Group (Donald P. Birchers &
USA 🇺🇸 1984
W: George Goldsmith [based on the story by Stephen
DP: Raoul Lomas
Ed: Harry Keramidas
Mus: Jonathan Elias
Peter Horton (Burt Stanton), Linda Hamilton (Vicky Baxter),
R.G. Armstrong (Diehl), John Franklin (Isaac Chroner)
rather average horror from the pen of Stephen King about serial killer kids in a small farming community. It's quite creepy in places, particularly with its presentation of Isaac, leader of the
children, but the rest of the cast aren't entirely convincing and the story just isn't demonstrative of the author's finest works.
The insidiously creepy music composed by Jonathan Elias
probably saves the entire movie, aside from that it's rather formulaic and unremarkable.
Many sequels followed, too many in fact, and most were