Originally Posted by Hellbilly
Well, to me New Moon Rising was more amusing because I personally got a kick out of the location, locals, their laid back down to earth attitude ("this might be the smartest or dumbest thing I ever did"), the hillbilly-ish country & western lifestyle. Little things like old folk clicking spoons during a live performance ("Stand Up!" song was an instant fave lol). There's definitely some sort of culture at display here as well.
To me part 3 was a stylized, throbbing, in-your-face annoyance. Sure its original but the way it was done caused a total energy drain, because it was incredibly dull in my opinion.
As crappy as New Moon Rising is, it got at least some heart and soul (for everything not involving werewolves lol), even if the film completely missed the point in regards of the Howling franchise.
I thought New Moon Rising was just slapped together garbage. Compared to this part 3 is a masterpiece and far from dull.
Originally Posted by DVD-fanatic-9
Some of us like stylized, throbbing, and in-your-face. I mean... isn't this The Horror Genre, after all? Not that everything is the same. But, stylization made this genre great. And as for the in-your-face thing, at least it had a decent agenda- dealing with intolerance. It's not like it didn't have anything at all to say. That would be
I actually agree with you on this.