The fairly promising directorial debut of Oscar-winning special-effects man Stan Winston (THE TERMINATOR; ALIENS; PREDATOR), PUMPKINHEAD is an old-fashioned, atmospheric, moralistic tale that presents horror steeped in rural folklore and legend. Ed (Lance Henriksen) is a kindly, widowed
farmer who runs a general store and who loves his 10-year-old son more than anything in the world. Tragedy strikes, however, when the boy is accidentally run over by a motorcyclist and left to die. Blinded by hatred and the desire for vengeance, Ed goes to the remote cabin of an ancient witch and
begs her to bring his boy back to life. That she cannot do, but Ed also knows the legen...