Advantages: Schaech is quite convincing Disadvantages: The rest of the film is generic, predictable and a bit dull
...I hear that the original film that this movie is based on, from 1980, is a rather good film. It's a shame, then, that they couldn't do much better with this. Prom Night starts off with a girl, Donna (Brittany Snow) who returns home from being out at the cinema with a friend to find her father and brother dead, and her mother in the process of being killed by ex-teacher Mr Fenton (Jonathan Schaech...
Advantages: Nothing to dislike Disadvantages: Just a tiny lack of attention here and there
...beer than anything on offer in the Pump House, the sanitised pub in the centre of Albert Docks where the foreign tourists go.
Homing In: our hotel
As the name suggests Staybridge Suites offer suites. In our case occupying the cheap seats, that means a little kitchenette (although bizarrely, we didn?t actually locate either plates or cutlery in our room), and a nice little seating space as...
Advantages: It's under 90-minutes Disadvantages: Tired old cliches of genre, no scares, tame
...Has it really come to this? We're now being offered up remakes of seventies horror films that aren't even remakes, they're just borrowing the name.
Next along on this rancid meat train is Prom Night, a film that puts the Ho Hum in Horror.
The Prom is the pinnacle of the year for high school seniors, a chance for students to let their hair down, smuggle in some booze and generally act more...