By JOHN MCGUIRE
I can still remember the day I found out about The Monster Squad. It was early fall and I rode my bike over to my buddy Anthony’s house to hang out. When I got there I found him and my friend Ben sharpening branches that they found in the yard into wooden stakes. Being that most kids my age weren’t known for whittling, I was a little more than curious as to why they were doing this.
It would be a few months before I would finally get the chance to see The Monster Squad because it was always out of stock at the local video store. During that time most of my friends had moved on to action films, their days of monster hunting, like the fall, long behind them. I, on the other hand, stayed ever vigilant in my quest to see the movie and on one snowy day that December my patience was rewarded. (more…)