posted on Aug, 2 2018 @ 03:10 PM
I saw it a few times in circa 1990, around ages 9-11 i thought of it as a little strange but mostly just cheaply made, kinda stupid/unimpressive and
nobody famous in it. And a little bit boring to be honest. My favorite movie around that time was T2: Judgement Day.
But the (1) stanford connection combined with the observation that (2) so many had bizarre feelings about it is definitely interesting...
...oh and (3) the claims that it was shown in school...a lot... is also strange. What is the thought process that leads to this selection when there
are so many other much better movies, was it handed out for free to schools or something?
Another thing, (4)this is a somewhat old movie, from 1985, so, when are these people saying they saw it? Like, after 1995? That would be truly
bizarre if That was more than a very rare occurrence because its bizarre that it would be selected to be shown in school in the 1st place, let alone 5
or 10 or more years after its straight to vhs (i imagine) release, when there is no reason for it to be relevant let alone widespread, and its so
outdated and obselete in so many ways, and there are so many other choices that are far more appropriate in so many ways...
I'm assuming these people saw it between 85 and 95, maybe up to 2000? But I'm assuming nobody saw it in School after 2000. That would be inexplicable.
Even late 90s would shock me, actually.
And unless all those people went to the same school, it seems like maybe it was coordinated to be viewed in schools right before Christmas? When
there are so many traditional holiday themed movies to pick from? They chose THIS???
Bottom line, I think this is definitely worth looking into. I may do a bit of digging myself when I get home...