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Jack-O (1995)

 -  Horror  -  10 October 1995 (USA)
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A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he ... See full summary »

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Carolyn Miller
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Linda Kelly (as Rebecca Wicks)
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David Kelly
Ryan Latshaw ...
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Vivian Machen
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Julie Miller
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Jim
Bill Cross ...
Richard Watson
Helen Keeling ...
Amanda Watson
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Shannon
George Castells ...
Brent
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Simms
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A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The Kellys proliferated through the years, and when some devil-may-care teens accidentally unleash Jack-O, young Sean Kelly must stop him somehow as his suburban world is accosted and the attrition rate climbs. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Steve Latshaw:  the Cable Installer. He is credited under the pseudonym "Vic Savage", an in-joke reference to actor/director Vic Savage - aka "Arthur Nelson", 'A.J. Nelson", "Art J. Nelson" - who produced, directed and played the lead in the infamous The Creeping Terror (1964). See more »

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Rush Gingbaw: [on television] Love your neighbors. Oh, sure, love your neighbors. If they're real Americans.
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Sad Epitaph for Once Aspiring Writer
11 February 2005 | by (blue,pond) – See all my reviews

I had known Brad Linaweaver at Florida State U in the early 70's when he was an inspiring, inventive writer who I thought was headed for greater glory.

And that is why I rented this video. Well, well, well, the time has not been kind to Mr Linaweaver. I suppose the pressures of making a living makes higher aspirations expendable. Another flower whose bloom has come and gone un-noticed in the summer breeze. Amen. There is nothing more to say. And nothing more to add. A sad epitaph to a once blossoming career as stated above. But it is the price one pays for chasing shadows without a firm foundation or goals for oneself in life. Because this movie has no goal, no purpose, and I kept telling myself, what happened to Brad's creativity, his once shining genius? Gone, gone, years of neglect has deteriorated his once shining mind.


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