Once the film was over, Jackson and Weta had way more computing power than they thought they needed so they had to find a new film to justify all the money spent. Enter a little film series called The Lord of the Rings.
The Frighteners is a medium-sized movie by a filmmaker just starting to find his voice. And yet, it still holds its own as a wonderful blend of scares and comedy with lots of surprises along the way. Those surprises are so effective, 20 years or so removed from my last viewing, they still worked on me like they did in Set in a small rural town, The Frighteners presents a really smart twist on the idea of ghostbusting. Michael J.
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All throughout, the audience torn between whether to be scared or laugh, which is a nice place to be. Like the best filmmakers do, Jackson took the kind of visceral, offbeat horror style he was already known for, filtered that through all the films that inspired him, and spat out a result that was new and exciting. The other thing that stands out about The Frighteners is its incredible pacing. Our ratings are based on child development best practices. We display the minimum age for which content is developmentally appropriate.
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What parents need to know Parents need to know that this horror-comedy includes over-the-top violence, with glowing ghosts some in various stages of decomposition dismembered, squished, slashed, mashed, and shot.
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