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

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

31 Days of Halloween 17 – The Movie with a Remake on the Way

Guillermo Del Toro is currently in production of a remake of The Orphanage (2007), a horror film written by his pal Sergio Sanchez and directed by his buddy, J.A. Bayona.  The original is a… Continue reading

Top Ten Military Movies

In honor of Fury, here are my favorite ten military movies.  Military movies can be a tough watch, mainly because the subject matter is so serious.  Sometimes they are long, but often, they… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 16 – Psycho

Psycho (1960) is one of the best thrillers ever made and has probably generated more discussion than any other film I’ve ever seen.  Hitchcock could have made this movie in color, and I… Continue reading

The Walking Dead Predictions: Ep 502 – Strangers

Episode 502 picks up right after the end of 501, after Rick and the group escape Terminus.  Because the group is crowded with so many characters, we might not get time with all… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 15 – House of the Devil (2009)

House of the Devil (2009) is not a very well-known movie, but it is definitely worth finding.  It is slow-burning and has a lot of suspense, but has an 80s vibe.  Some strangers… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 14 – Liv Tyler meets The Strangers

The Strangers (2008) is the directorial debut for Bryan Bertino and he can’t muster much more than some jump scares, a loud soundtrack, and a Volvo from the 1970s.  This movie has nothing… Continue reading

Why did nobody see Dracula Untold?

I was in the theatre watching Dracula Untold (2014), but nobody was there with me.  Nobody showed up and nobody I knew saw this movie either.  To be honest, this movie felt like… Continue reading

Walking Dead hits new record in ratings

The Walking Dead hit a brand new record for its season 5 premiere.  It destroyed everything on television, including Monday Night Football.  At one time, nothing could beat football on television, especially on… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 13 – House of 1000 Corpses Challenges

I saw House of 1000 Corpses (2003) back when it came out in theatres and soon realized that nobody was in the seats.  There was nobody in the theatre when I saw this… Continue reading

31 Days of Halloween 12 – Nightmare on Elm Street 3

 Nightmare on Elm Street 3 (1987) has everything you could ever want from a Freddy movie.  Wes Craven returns, Heather Langenkamp is back, and the movie focuses on dreams, which is Freddy’s specialty.… Continue reading

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