Category: Movies and Books

Oct 20

Blogtoberfest – Poor Fellas and Gals: Dog Halloween Costumes

I have a dog.  I think she’s a rather judgy dog.  She doesn’t like it when I dress her in her winter coat, even though as a pit bull, she has zero undercoat and needs the insulation in the colder weather.  Still, the eyeballing she gives me as she stands there in her Land’s End …

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Oct 13

Blogtoberfest – Not Just “IT”: More Creepy King Stories

From what I’ve heard  is that the new IT movie is pretty scary.  I  have to say “from what I’ve heard’ because I haven’t seen it yet.  Nothing like seeing something scary on the big screen to scar you for life and I’m not as young as I used to be. While being scared on …

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Oct 10

Blogtoberfest – 10 Days of Zombie Movies

Keeping it simple for today.  Here’s a graphic that give you ten of my favorite zombie movies.  In case image doesn’t come through, here they are in no particular order.     REC Dead Snow Zombieland Night of the Living Dead Sugar Hill Train to Busan The Serpent and the Rainbow Planet Terror The Battery …

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Oct 08

Blogtoberfest- My Shorts! 3 Mini Horror Films That’ll Make You Change ‘Em

I am not a huge fan of horror on YouTube, I’m usually searching for new music.  My daughter, however, is a YouTube aficionando, as are most thirteen-year-olds. Following this, she had introduced me to the world of mini-horror films.  Mind you, I was only able to watch these in the middle of the day, sitting …

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Oct 07

Blogtoberfest – Did You Hear That? 13 Classic Spooky Songs

Today, I’m back to tap on your shoulder and tickle your ears.  Music in movies has always been used to set the mood, whether it be for a love scene or the stinger for a horror movie jump scare.   If you’re having a Halloween get-together or even just want to hang out with the …

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Oct 05

Blogtoberfest – 5 Classic Horror Stories to Read Online

Welcome!  So glad you decided to join me today for Blogtoberfest! Let’s face it.  Sometimes you have a hankering for a good scare, but just don’t have the time to delve into a novel or even turn on a movie.   You’re in luck.  Here are some scary little bites of story guaranteed to make you …

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Oct 02

Blogtoberfest – Horror Movie Review – Friend Request

Title:  Friend Request Synopsis:  A popular college student graciously accepts a social outcast’s online friend request, but soon finds herself fighting a demonic presence that wants to make her lonely by killing her closest friends. Genre:  Horror Opinion: Let’s face it, most of us live online these days, especially those under 30.  Between online dating and …

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Aug 16

Horror Movies Based on Books

That Aren’t by Stephen King   Everyone’s got a favorite horror movie.  But, I think you would agree, the ideas have to come from somewhere.  Many of these movies are based on or strongly influenced by books.  Let’s take a look. The Collector – John Fowles Film Adaptation starring Terence Stamp and Samantha Eggar, 1965. …

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Aug 03

Thriller Movie Review: Kidnap

Kidnap:  Every Parent’s Horror Movie In the US, a child goes missing every 40 seconds. You never think it will happen to you. Until it does. Alone and scared, Karla Dyson (Halle Berry) is unwilling to leave the fate of her son’s life in someone else’s hands. When she catches a glimpse of the abductors …

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Apr 03

Horror Movies-Original vs. Remakes – Battle One

So, you call yourself a horror movie fan?  Well, even as a middle of the road fan, meaning I won’t watch them at night, and if something is too gory or too much, I will turn it off to preserve my sanity.  Given that, I’ve seen a lot of scary movies, but even I was …

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