But that issue didn't end up coming out until after the film had already been released.
A literal deus ex machina played by Ralph Richardson provides the tension-haemorrhaging resolution and a happy ending for the characters.
Made in part by the House of Mouse, it lacks the imagination to take a few more conceptual risks and the ambition to be its own take on the dragon-slaying legends of old.
Stranger Things, meanwhile, has been projectile vomiting 80s culture at the small screen.
Coscarelli was frustrated while making the film, during which he feuded with the film's executive producer predominantly over the film's editing and casting.
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