2 thoughts on “Matinee (Collectors Edition) [Blu-ray]

  1. Very underrated movie. It may be Joe Dante’s best. There are very few movies about going to movies. Joe Dante (“Gremlins”) made a film starring John Goodman as a William Castle-like showman premiering a B-movie about a giant radioactive ant. His choice to start the movie’s tour in Key West during the Cuban Missile Crisis is perfect. The audience surrogate is a young horror fan whose father has been shipped out to deal with the embargo. The nostalgia for classic horror films is pretty wonderful and the movie has an endearing quality…

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