Whether hanging out in a morgue in ‘Night Shift’ or getting paranormal in ‘Beetlejuice,’ the veteran actor was one of the decade’s most underrated funnymen — and also one of its most restless and self-critical.
Tobe Hooper is listed as the filmmaker of this 1980s horror classic, but the world remains convinced that Spielberg is the movie’s true auteur. It’s a controversy that says a lot about what we think a director does.
Thirty-one years after the Purple One’s weirdest No. 1 smash ruled radio, we’re still not sure if it’s terrible or avant-garde. But there’s never been anything like it.