Another classic comes out on DVD any day now (in the US anyway) in the shape of Fred Dekker's Monster Squad.
You want Dracula? You want Frankenstein? You want Wolfman? You want the Mummy? You want the Creature from the Black Lagoon? You got them, all wrapped up in this ball of 80s goodness, which was co-written by Predator and Lethal Weapon scribe, Shane Black.
Available on VHS and bootleg DVD for ages, thank the Lord this is finally coming to DVD. Maybe someday we'll get a Night of the Creeps DVD at some point too. Maybe.
Dracula is alive. In fact, he plans to rule the world and that is why he seeks the help of other legendary monsters. However, a bunch of kids regarded by their peers as losers uncover the devious plan and prepare for a counter strike.
31st Mar 05 HGL has his characters simply play with human organs / intestines / eyes in sockets close-up needlessly and for longer than is necessary, if indeed it was necessary at all, which it isn't. Like close-up...