Badass Digest Review - Phantasm II


Fun bit of trivia that provides a good example of differing perspectives: Phantasm II is the biggest budgeted film in the series by a wide margin, but it's the smallest budget for any film Universal produced in the 1980s (and one can presume, the '90s and beyond). For Don Coscarelli and his crew, they were like kids in a candy store; to the ones signing the checks it was pocket change. And that's probably why the film was released in the middle of summer - it was almost guaranteed to make money no matter what, so why not try for some of the big summer cash? If it tanked, there were next to zero consequences... except to its filmmakers...

Read Badass Digest's Blu-Ray review of 'Phantasm II'...