They're here — here in this case being Electric Dusk Drive-In, which, though not quite an Indian burial ground, nevertheless seems a fitting venue for Poltergeist. Written and produced by Steven Spielberg but directed by Texas Chainsaw Massacre auteur Tobe Hooper, this early-'80s horror standout is a strange melding of its makers' contrasting sensibilities that's most frightening in some circles for the persistent rumor that the film itself is cursed — several cast members died premature deaths.
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