GRANDSON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIE WEEK: The Midnight Hour (1985)

With so much of television now just fodder for streaming services, we may never have the days of Halloween specials and strange movies like this ever again. The world is a worse place for this. Originally airing on ABC on Friday, November 1, 1985, The Midnight Hour is all about five teenagers causing hijinks in Pitchford Cove. Those […]

GRANDSON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIE WEEK: Summer of Fear (1978)

Also known as Stranger in Our House, Summer of Fear is based on Lois Duncan’s 1976 young adult novel. Duncan also wrote the books that the movies I Know What You Did Last Summer and Killing Mr. Griffin were based on. Originally airing on October 31, 1978 on NBC, this Wes Craven-directed film is all about Julia (Lee Purcell, Necromancy), who has […]

GRANDSON OF MADE FOR TV MOVIE WEEK: Invitation to Hell (1984)

If seeing the names Robert Urich, Joanna Cassidy, Susan Lucci and Wes Craven all together on one movie doesn’t get you interested, I have no idea why you’re reading this site. This movie is everything ridiculous and awesome and wonderful about why I watch these kinds of movies. To wit, Robert Urich donning a spacesuit […]