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Tag Archive: horror

Classic Scene: ‘Shower Scene’

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Shower Scene Psycho (1960) Dir. Alfred Hitchcock The Scene: After stealing $40,000 from her employer, Marion Crane has taken a break at the out of the way Bates Motel. She has been wrestling… Continue reading

Retro Review ‘Satanic Rites of Dracula’

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In a previous Retro Review I covered the Hammer flick Dracula AD 1972, so I feel it is appropriate to now look at its follow up. In 1973, Peter Cushing reunited with Sir… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Halloween’ (2018)

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Director: David Gordon Green Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Virginia Gardner, Nick Castle, James Jude Courtney, Haluk Bilginer Plot: After spending 40 years in mute incarceration, babysitter killer… Continue reading

Spotlight On: John Carpenter

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In the 1970’s the shift in horror films being more director driven had become fully entrenched in the genre. Directors like; George A. Romero, Tobe Hooper, and Roman Polanski had taken the genre… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘The Hunger’ by Alma Katsu

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The ill-fated group of pioneers known as, the Donner Party have become infamous throughout history, as the stranded group resorted to depravity and cannibalism to survive. The snow covered landscape filled with blood… Continue reading

Frankenstein 200th Anniversary

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The world of the early 19th century brought with it; war, revolution, and fast-paced scientific advancement. It is in this world that an 18 year old girl would come up with an idea… Continue reading

10 Treats from the House for Halloween Part 2

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As the air has become chillier, leaves wither and fall to the ground but most importantly all the ghosts and ghouls come out of hiding to give a scare. Recently Darth Gandalf and… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Introducing Michael Myers

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Introducing Michael Myers Halloween (1978) Dir. John Carpenter The Scene: John Carpenter throws us into the POV of a stalker when his masterpiece begins. The camera glides around the house peering in through… Continue reading

20 Even More Authors to Read During the Halloween Season

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I’m baaaaaaack. This time with yet another installment of fantastic authors worth reading during the spookiest time of year. Check out my first list here and my second list here.   1. Neil… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Bride of Frankenstein’

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The Golden Age of Horror Movies was responsible for giving us some of the most iconic monsters to ever grace the silver screen as the genre was pioneered by a new class of… Continue reading