What Did Roger Ebert Think Of 1982’s Humongous?

This morning on the Saturday Frights Facebook page I happened to share some images from the cult film Humongous which was originally released on June 11, 1982…which means it was going head to head with both Grease 2 and a little film called E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and one week after Poltergeist and Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan debuted.

How did it fare with Ebert? Well…it introduce Zeke the mascot of the Dog of the Week for Siskel and Ebert’s Sneak Previews synicated series if that tells you anything. I recall the Dog of the Week being introduced by Spot, maybe Zeke was too hard to work with?

[Via] Oiler Fanatic 1

Why not check out the original trailer for Humongous?

[Via] Trash Trailers

VicSage

Editor at Retroist
Searching through the alleys for useful knowledge in the city of Nostalgia. Huge cinema fanatic and sometimes carrier of the flame for the weirding ways of 80s gaming, toys, and television. When his wife lets him he is quite happy sitting in the corner eating buckets of beef jerky.

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