5 Creepy Unexplained Mysteries Part 4

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It is time once again to look into the bizarre and unexplained (and if any of you dear readers do explain them keep it to yourself and don’t ruin it for the rest of the class). Let us at the House of Geekery give you another look into the unknown and the paranormal with 5 … Continue reading

Why I Love ‘John Carpenter’s The Thing’

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  Guillermo Del Toro once said that 1982’s The Thing was one of the most influential films in his life.  When he left the theater he knew he wanted to be a director.  To me this demonstrates the transcendent power of film, how movies can not only influence our choices, but completely alter the trajectory of our lives.  … Continue reading

Five Most Haunted Places in America

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Despite being a relatively young country compared to many others in the world, the United States has a rich and complex history. It is this history which has given the nation some of its best ghost stories and mysterious haunted landscapes. Among the numerous ghost filled halls of the country a handful of places stand … Continue reading

Frighteningly Overlooked Horror Films Part 2

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A wise man (ie the guy who owns the video store I go to) once said of the horror genre that, you need a lot of space to collect it because it is a genre of cinema which at this point goes back a century.  Of course over such a long period of time, with … Continue reading

15 Most Scream Queen Filled Films

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There’s nothing better than finding a horror film with one of your favorite Scream Queens in it; excepting finding a film with multiple Scream Queens! Here’s a list of some of the most “scream-queen-esque” films! 15. Cabin Fever  Both Cerina Vincent and Jordan Ladd from Cabin Fever may not be A-list but are well known among … Continue reading

Shared Universal Monster-Verse Director Wishlist

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In case you haven’t been paying attention, Universal Studios wants to get in on the shared universe trend that is taking the world by storm since Marvel made a billion dollars. I guess, they kind of were head of the curve since the Wolfman eventually met Frankenstein and they all had a run in with … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘What We Do In the Shadows’

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Director: Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement Cast: Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement, Jonathon Brugh, Stuart Rutherford, Rhys Darby Plot: A documentary crew follow a small group of vampires who share a flat in Wellington, New Zealand, as they go about their ‘lives’ and prepare for the annual ‘Unholy Masquerade’. Review: You might initially be thinking that the last … Continue reading

Dracula: The Actors Behind the Cape

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Few characters in the history of pop culture have grown past their literary origins to become embedded in the minds of people across the world. One of the most prominent figures to do this is none other than the most popular vampire of them all, Count Dracula. From the novel by Bram Stoker, this creature … Continue reading

Werewolf Movies to See Before You Die

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One of the most iconic monsters in film history is, the werewolf. Tales of people who could transform into wolf-like creatures have circulated the world over for centuries, but victims of lycanthropy have found new popularity thanks to the art of cinema. Beginning with the classic Universal Monsters franchise and continuing to the present day, … Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Candyman’

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It has been argued many times, that if you want to know what a civilization feels at any given time look at the stories which scare them. Throughout the twentieth and twenty first centuries, horror films have held a dark mirror to society showing them the darker aspects of themselves. In the 1990’s this continued, … Continue reading