Part XXX: The Changeling (2/2 Haunted House)
Feeling more like a prestige horror in the vein of The Exorcist than anything else dominating the slasher landscape of the early-80s, The Changeling is a beautifully shot, engrossing, ghostly chiller from director Peter Medak.
It's an interesting film in how you think it will go one way and yet it turns into something quite different.
Opening with a real tragedy, and knowing this is a ghost story, we suspect that the story will centre around George C. Scott's character John, coping with his grief and maybe some "visitors" along the way.
But the story doesn't travel that all-too-familiar path. Instead, John moves to Seattle in an attempt to pull himself…