Midnight Movie: "High Spirits" (USA/Ireland, 1988)

Hello, everyone! Tonight's Midnight Movie is the delightfully tongue-in-cheek and deliciously atmospheric fantasy horror screwball comedy High Spirits, which is "set in a remote Irish castle [and] is a topsy-turvy comedy with thematic leanings towards Ireland's rich folklore regarding ghosts and spirits, where the castle starts to come to life with the help of such denizens." This amusingly cheesy '80s comedy film was written and directed by Neil Jordan (Interview with the Vampire, The Crying Game, Byzantium) and stars Peter O'Toole, Liam Neeson, Beverly D'Angelo, Daryl Hannah, Steven Guttenberg, Jennifer Tilly, and Peter Gallagher. Have a cozy evening and enjoy the show!

P.S. Thank you, everyone, for your comments on this week's Midnight Movies (and for your kind words yesterday), and my apologies for not yet responding to those and for this post being a bit late today. I am still soooo sick. (Turns out it's viral pharyngitis. BLERG!) I am very much enjoying doing these Midnight Movies and reading your comments, however! :)

Liam Neeson & Beverly D'Angelo . . . meowww!

Midnight Movie: "High Spirits" (USA/Ireland, 1988)


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