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Trailers from Hell Bites Into 'The Howling'

Photo of Trailers From Hell By Trailers From Hell | Thompson on Hollywood August 1, 2014 at 1:00PM

Today on Trailers from Hell, horror buff Josh Olson talks 1981's "The Howling." 1981 turned out to be the Year of the Werewolf, enticing horror fans with "American Werewolf," "Full Moon High," "Wolfen," and the first out of the gate, Joe Dante's buff-oriented mixture of lupine chills and hip chuckles.
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'The Howling'

Today on Trailers from Hell, horror buff Josh Olson talks 1981's "The Howling." 1981 turned out to be the Year of the Werewolf, enticing horror fans with "American Werewolf," "Full Moon High," "Wolfen," and the first out of the gate, Joe Dante's buff-oriented mixture of lupine chills and hip chuckles. An unexpected hit, it spawned six sequels and a semi-remake: "The Howling Reborn" (2011).

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.