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What's the best werewolf movie of the 1980s?

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What's the best werewolf movie of the 1980s?
The '80s was a great decade for werewolf movies. 1981 alone gave us two stone-cold classics of the genre: Joe Dante's "The Howling" and John Landis's "An American Werewolf in London." But what of Michael Wadleigh's "Wolfen"? The 1981 adaptation of Whitley Strieber's novel may be less fondly remembered than its contemporaries, but it enjoys something of a cult status today, hailed by admirers for its mixture of social commentary, police procedural and straightforward horror elements. (Some would even argue that it's not really a werewolf movie at all.) Now, more than 30 years on from its theatrical debut, "Wolfen" is hitting Blu-ray for the first time -- and to mark the occasion we're posing the question: what is the best werewolf movie of the 1980s? Are you a "Company of Wolves" adherent? A "Teen Wolf" aficionado? Or do you prefer the low-budget charm of Larry Cohen's
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Mpi, Dark Sky Pulls Death Spa Out of the Vault for Blu-ray Release

Mpi/Dark Sky Films is bringing the late-'80s horror flick Death Spa directed by Michael Fisha, the guy who also gave us My Mom's a Werewolf, to Blu-ray and DVD on May 27th. Featuring Ken Foree, Death Spa is set against the backdrop of a health club in which an evil spirit is killing off the fit, hot bodies working up a sweat. Special features include...

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Fresh Clips from 'Deadtime Stories'

Fresh Clips from 'Deadtime Stories'
George Romero is getting into the Crypt Keeper game. The zombie king is has produced a series of thirty minute horror films and filmed the wrap-arounds to comprise George A. Romero Presents Deadtime Stories Vol. 1 (out of a two-volume set). All three shorts on the first DVD are written by Jeff Monahan (Lone Star). Monahan directs one segment, with Michael Fischa (My Mom's a Werewolf, Delta Heat) and Matt Walsh (Prey) each get a segment of their own. Intrigued? I sure am. Check out a couple killer clips from two of the first three segments. George A. Romero Presents Deadtime Stories Vol. 1 hits DVD and digital download on July 12th.
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