Tobe Hooper was riding high from the success of Poltergeist when he signed a three picture deal with Cannon Films. Then came Lifeforce. It should have been a smash hit--an effects heavy event film from the director of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and the writer of Alien. Instead it was a notorious flop that would begin Cannon Films' bankruptcy and hamstring production of Superman IV. How did such a bomb get made, and is the film really that bad? As a donor you can listen and find out! NOTE: You can donate and get this episode individually, or you can subscribe for 12 months to access all our bonus shows. Every dollar you donate goes to make this show the best it can be. Thank you for your support and we hope you enjoy the podcast!