June 2-8: Including Monster House and Thor

By Fiona Rae In TV Films

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2nd June, 2012
SATURDAY JUNE 2 Monster House (TV2, 7.30pm). Spielbergesque animated caper that references The Amityville Horror, A Nightmare on Elm Street and Halloween – in a benign way, of course. In fact, Steven Spielberg and Robert Zemeckis are co-executive producers, which explains why this is a story of strange occurrences in an otherwise ordinary picket-fence sort of suburb. Three kids investigate a spooky house on their street that “eats” people; a rollicking ride and pre-teen learnings ensue. (2006) *** 1/2 The ...

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