By Brian M. Sammons
Phantoms (1998). Director: Joe Chappelle. Cast: Peter O’Toole, Rose McGowan, Joanna Going, Ben Affleck.
“Affleck was the bomb in Phantoms.” – Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Yes, this is a movie based on a novel by Dean Koontz. Yes, I know that Mr. Koontz isn’t known for cosmic, Lovecraftian horror. He’s the guy with the far-too-perfect protagonists, more-scientific-than-supernatural plots, and dogs. Boy, does that man love his dogs. But don’t leave just yet; this …