Popcorn (1991)

This is one of those horror movies that tries really hard to be witty and smart, by paying homage to and poking fun at some of the common horror themes. In the end, though, it doesn’t really succeed at much of anything.

The main character is Maggie, a film student whose dreams about a fiery accident give clues about a past that may be back to haunt her. Things really heat up as Maggie’s film class decides to whip up an all night movie marathon at a local rundown theater. Little do they know, a sinister creeper is also planning some deadly festivities for the same night.

The movie is pretty snooze-worthy as it never manages to excite, scare, or deliver any comedy. About the only thing good about it was the makeup FX.

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