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In Memoriam: Peter Fonda (1940-2019)

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  Bit of sad news to report today from the House, as counter-culture film pioneer and Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda passed away from lung cancer on Friday at the age of seventy-nine.… Continue reading

Book Review: The Siren and the Specter

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On the banks of the Rappahannock River stands the infamous Alexander House. For centuries it has built a reputation as one of the most haunted houses in America. As the tale goes, a… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Rutger Hauer (1944-2019)

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Well friends and neighbors I’m not gonna lie this one stings. In fact it hurts worse than a replicant breaking my fingers. It is my very sad duty to report that Dutch actor… Continue reading

5 Female-Driven Thrillers to Read

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The Moth Diaries by Rachel Klein (2005) I’m a sucker for creepy tales set in boarding schools and this one did not disappoint. A young woman starts to think that there may be… Continue reading

Late Movie Review: ‘Us’ (EDITED)

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Plot: In 1986 young Adelaide Thomas (Lupita Nyong’o) on vacation at the Santa Cruz beach, strays from her family and enters a funhouse. There she encounters a doppelganger of herself. Traumatized by the… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Rip Torn (1931-2019)

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A sad bit of news to report from the House today. Earlier this week film and television fans lost one of the great character actors of all time as actor Rip Torn passed… Continue reading

Best Sci-fi Movies of the 90s

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The 1990’s saw huge steps forward in the field of special effects which were put to great use by the science fiction genre. Filmmakers had brand new tools at their disposal to tell… Continue reading

5 Modern Gothic Novels to Read

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Note: For the purpose of this blog, I’m defining modern as written in the 20th century or later. Honorable Mention: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (1938) Rebecca is the oldest book on this… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Franco Zeffirelli (1923-2019)

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  It is my sad duty to report that one of the great Italian directors of the 20th century, Franco Zeffirelli passed away this past weekend at the age of 96. Born Gian… Continue reading

TV Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Documentary ‘The Last Watch’

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  ****WARNING!!! SPOILERS BELOW FOR ANYONE WHO HASN’T SEEN SEASON 8 OF GAME OF THRONES!!!!****   Plot: An in-depth look at the final season of Game of Thrones. Review: When something you’re passionate… Continue reading