Walking Dead Predictions – ep 503 Four Walls and a Roof

Some tensions start to boil over in episode 503, Four Walls and a Roof.  From the sneak preview, we can see that Sasha thinks Father Gabriel had something to do with the disappearance… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 24 – Michael Myers kills dogs

Did you know Michael Myers only killed six people and two dogs in 1978’s Halloween? It is never explained why he does what he does. The series later tried to explain that the… Continue reading

Does Ultron have some Masters in Avengers 2?

Spoilers:  The Masters of Evil have had several leaders in Marvel comics history, not the least of which was Ultron.  Ultron-5 led a version of the Masters of Evil, which was an evil… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 23 – The Vanishing is about knowledge

Ironically, I got the years all mixed up for The Vanishing (1988), a film about knowledge. This thriller was originally a novel by Tim Krabbe, then was broadcast on BBC radio in the… Continue reading

Top Ten Scary Moments in Movies

There have been a lot of scary moments at the movies.  Horror movies have tried their best to frighten the crap out of us and some have done an excellent job.  But which… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 22 – Dementia 13 was made for a couple of bucks

Before reeling off masterpieces, Francis Ford Coppola made Dementia 13 in 1963.  It’s essentially Psycho (1960) Lite, a movie that has influenced dozens of others, and inspired horror filmmakers to go for shocks.… Continue reading

31 Days of Horror 21 – Repulsion is unpleasant

Roman Polanski’s Repulsion (1965) is unpleasant on purpose.  The main character is Carole, a shy and quiet woman, who goes from being detached to clinically schizophrenic.  After her sister leaves town, she slowly… Continue reading

Top Ten Things From the 80s

Did you grow up in the 80s?  Do you know what was popular in the 80s?  I do.  Or at least I think I do, since I lived through it.  Some of these… Continue reading

Greatest Sherlock Holmes #13: The Death of Sherlock Holmes

  The death of Sherlock Holmes is probably the most infamous moment in Sherlock Holmes history and Granada splurges to make this episode of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes the best of the… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 20 – Blue Velvet Makes no Sense, Hooray

Blue Velvet (1986) was made by David Lynch, so it makes no sense.  It is film noir, has lots of alcohol and violence, as well as crime and sex.  It plays with perspective and… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 19 – Roger Corman exploits Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven (1963) could be the best of the eight Edgar Allan Poe movies Roger Corman made.  This movie is the fifth one in Roger Corman’s Poe cycle and stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Jack… Continue reading

Top Ten Scream Queens of all time

The Scream Queens are actresses who contribute a lot to the drama and tension created in a horror film.  It is not a demeaning role, but one with an important contribution to making… Continue reading

Walking Dead First Impressions – “Strangers” ep 502

Father Gabriel leads Rick’s group to his church, where the last religious man on Earth is hold up.  There are many things we learned in this episode, and more questions popped up.  For… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 18 – Everything working against Amityville

The Amityville Horror (1979) could be the one film where success comes in spite of everything else working against it.  The film resulted in several lawsuits, the original screenwriter was fired and replaced,… Continue reading

The origin story of The Wolf Man

The Wolf Man (1941) is one of the original Universal monster classics that paints Lycanthropy as a trick of the mind.  Larry Talbot returns to his ancestral home and uncovers the legend of… Continue reading

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