Tales from the Darkside: The Movie
Tales from the Darkside: The Movie ★★ 1990 (R)
Three short stories in the tradition of the ghoulish TV show are brought to the big screen, with mixed results. The plot centers around a boy who is being held captive by a cannibal. In order to prolong his life, he tells her horror stories. The tales were written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen King, and Michael McDowell. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Deborah Harry, Christian Slater, David Johansen, William Hickey, James Remar, Rae Dawn Chong, Julianne Moore, Robert Klein, Steve Buscemi, Matthew Lawrence; D: John Harrison; W: George A. Romero, Michael McDowell; C: Rob Draper.