THE BONEYARD went directly to home video with retailers given a choice of two different cassette sleeves: a dark, strictly-horror-movie box, or a bright-colored horror-spoof box. The picture itself has elements of both genres, acting turns by comedy pros Phyllis Diller and Norman Fell,
and ends with an unfortunate attack by two pretty laughable monsters, but on balance this is straight, sober horror, presented with a fair amount of wit and originality.
Allie Oates (Deborah Rose) is an obese, neurotic, middle-aged police psychic whose clairvoyance (the result of radiation treatment for ovarian cancer) always seems to draw her into nightmarish circumstances. She'...