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Tag Archive: horror

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

John Carpenter in Review: Escape from New York (1981)

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Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Issac Hayes, and Harry Dean Stanton Plot: In a near future, Air Force One goes down over New York City, which has been walled up and used as a… Continue reading

10 Tension-Filled Scenes from Horror Movies

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These clearly aren’t the only tension-filled scenes from horror movies and they’re not even necessarily the best ones. They’re just 10 scenes that stand out to me and that I love so I wanted to… Continue reading

Movie Review: Compliance

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Directed by: Craig Zobel Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, and Tim Healy Plot: A prank phone call to a restaurant leads to a sexual assault. Review:  The premise seems like such an improbable series of events.… Continue reading

Movie Review: Jack & Diane

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Directed by: Bradley Rust Gray Starring: Juno Temple and Riley Keough Plot: After a chance meeting, 2 girls start a summertime love affair. Review:  This has been sold as a werewolf movie which is definitely misleading.… Continue reading