Based on the popular television series, TWILIGHT ZONE--THE MOVIE is a frightfully lopsided omnibus that begins with two wretched episodes by John Landis and Steven Spielberg and finishes with an engrossing pair by Joe Dante and George Miller. The episodes are bookended by a comic bit with
Dan Aykroyd and Albert Brooks as ambulance drivers. Unfortunately, the film is best remembered today for the controversy (and subsequent trial) that surrounded the death of actor Vic Morrow and two Vietnamese extras (six-year-old Renee Chen and seven-year-old Myca Dinh Lee) during the shooting of
a helicopter scene for Landis' episode. In the first segment, the only one not adapte...