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Tag Archive: horror

‘Aliens’ vs ‘The Thing’: Cinematic Showdown

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Alien movies can be used in many different ways. Independence Day is an example of alien invasions being used for big budget action spectacles, District 9 and Alien Nation went for social commentary,… Continue reading

Top 10 Scariest Buffy the Vampire Slayer Villains

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Honorable Mention: Caleb (Season 7) Caleb was a servant and enforcer of The First Evil. He was a misogynistic defrocked preacher and serial killer with psychic abilities who could merge with The First… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Memoirs of an Invisible Man (1992)

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Starring: Chevy Chase, Daryl Hannah, and Sam Neill Plot: Nick is a yuppie who is turned invisible after a freak accident. He tries to earn the love of a beautiful woman while the CIA tries… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: They Live (1988)

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Starring: Rowdy Roddy Piper and Keith David Plot: A drifter stumbles on to a rebellion’s inventory of special sunglasses. These sunglasses allow him to see subliminal messages and the aliens who are hiding as society’s… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Prince of Darkness (1987)

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Starring: Donald Pleasance, Victor Wong, and a cameo by Alice Cooper Plot: A vat of mysterious liquid is found in a church. A research term is asked to come in and figure out… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Big Trouble in Little China (1986)

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Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, and Victor Wong Plot: An All-American trucker stumbles upon mythical creatures and kung fu masters fighting a centuries long war in Chinatown. Review: Big Trouble in Little China… Continue reading

House of Geekery’s Favorite Horror Movies

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October is the time to celebrate our love for horror and what better way to do that then to discuss each of our favorite movies from the horror genre. Presented here, in no… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Starman (1984)

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Starring: Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen Plot: An alien takes the form of a woman’s dead husband. He needs her to take him across the country, but the government tries to intervene. Review: This is… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Christine (1983)

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Starring:  Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, and Alexandra Paul Plot: A high school geek buys a beat up Plymouth Fury and fixes it up. Unbeknownst to him the car has a life of its own… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: The Thing (1982)

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Starring: Kurt Russell, Keith David, and Wilford Brimley Plot: An Antarctic research team faces off against a shape-shifting organism that was discovered by a Russian operation. Review: The Thing is technically a remake… Continue reading