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Children of the Corn
In their world adults are not allowed... to live.
A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
One of my favorite movies by Stephen King based on his short stories. What I mean about short stories is why make more based on the same damn thing? Lol anyway the second one is good too. :-)
Creepy children. Creepy children spouting pseudo-Bible verse. Creepy children spouting pseudo-Bible verse and murdering people of over the age of 18. These are the main ingredients of "Children of the Corn," a horror film based on a short story by Stephen King, and they are the ingredients that make the film an effective genre outing.
The film wrings all it can out of its murderous-children-in-a-small-town plot. Peter Horton and Linda Hamilton, playing the couple who stumble upon Gatlin, Nebraska only to find it devoid of adults and full of the aformentioned creepy children, are put through tense and bloody paces as they try to stay alive and maybe even save the children. Though the narrative may not satisfy everyone thanks…
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Children of the Corn is another horror film from my childhood. One I've seen numerous times but seemed a lot scarier when I was a kid.
The opening sequence is still pretty effective though.
The cast is pretty good. Linda Hamilton & Peter Horton would go on to bigger and better things and the Killer Kids, Isaac & Malachi were played to great effect by John Franklin and Courtney Gains. Those "kids" gave me the creeps when I first saw Children of the Corn.
Children of the Corn is a good film that would have been a lot better had it had a better ending.
I think it's concept is a whole lot scarier than the film itself and I think that's why the film is still referenced and talked about.
Quite how this adaptation of a short Stephen King novella warranted an 18 certificate, I'm not sure. Pretty much nobody actually dies in this film, and those that do, you don't see it.
Not that I'm lusting after images of kids killing adults! Just that I think if you're going to make a horror film, the least you can do is show the horror.
I felt sure I'd seen Children of the Corn when I was younger, but none of it felt familiar. I thought I remembered it as being not all that bad, but I've no idea where that memory came from. Maybe I have seen it and just suppressed the memory of what happens? It is a lot…
Corn go boom
I was waiting to be sold on this child murderer cult with its built-in expiration date. I was not sold. I did not like anyone. I did not like the effects. I was not creeped out by the execution of this premise that is admittedly super fucked up and has lots of potential. I did not feel any real atmosphere. I don't remember any real scares. Everything looked cheap. I even thought the corn could have been filmed more spookily.
The best scene is probably the diner scene. It's all downhill after the first five minutes.
Showed the girlfriend this for the first time. For some reason it tends to get dogged by people but ive always considered it one of the classics. I love it. OUTLANDERRRRRRR.
Great child actors in this but unfortunately hasn't held up very well
«@ChaseEiland 71st Film of 2014: Children of the Corn. Some good moments but laughable special effects. Not a very good movie but kinda fun.
I didn't remember a single thing about this movie. It managed to surprise me with its menace at points and seem dated and tired at others. There really is something about messed up children that hits me in the DNA. And something about bad 80s effects that hits me otherwheres.
The whole thing relied a lot on an atmosphere that was eerie, dark, and shocking which is what a really good horror movie should be able to do.
Fuck you i kind of liked it.
What did i like about this movie you might ask?
Come on, this is awesome and you know it.
This is a limp, flaccid and very “loose” adaptation of an excellent Stephen King short story that originally appeared in his 1978 collection “Night Shift”. In King's story we are given little explanation, with the tale hanging on a mounting sense of dread based around the presence of “He Who Walks Behind the Rows” before arriving at a horrifically downbeat ending. The film version dumps everything that made the story work and even manages to arrive at a happy, jocular ending. It begins in the small Nebraskan town of Gatlin, where child preacher Isaac (John Franklin) and his murderous henchman Malachai (Courtney Gains) lead the town’s children to slaughter all the adult inhabitants and establish their own vicious theocracy that…
Not a subtle film by any means, but it's a thoroughly entertaining one that shot (surprisingly) pretty damn beautifully.
South Park's Wacky Molestation Adventure does it better, and with less terrible narration by toddlers.
We're about half way through the Underrated Series and have finally reached one of the big genres. I'm expecting lots…