Category: Movies and Books

Mar 30

Horror Movie Review -The Collingswood Story

Title The Collingsworth Story (2002) Synopsis A young girl staying in touch with her boyfriend via a webcam discovers an unimaginable horror linked to the house she just moved into. Genre Horror, Mystery, Thriller Opinion I’d started watching this movie some time ago.  Something happened where I couldn’t finish it, and I never got back …

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Mar 14

Horror Movie Review -The Invitation

Title: The Invitation Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama Director: Karyn Kusama Writers: Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2400463/                 NO SPOILERS After seeing this movie on Netflix, I will never say…   I no longer want invitations to anyone’s dinner party.  Keep your invites, really.   Synopsis Will and Eden were once …

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Feb 12

Horror Movie Review -Train to Busan (Busanhaeng)

  Title: Train to Busan  – Busanhaeng (original title) Genre: Horror (Zombies), Thriller, Drama Director: Sang-Ho Yeon Writers: Sang-Ho Yeon IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5700672/   NO SPOILERS Me after seeing this movie on Amazon Video: PLOT SYNOPSIS: (imdb.com) While a zombie-virus breaks out in South Korea, a couple of passengers struggle to survive on the train from Seoul to Busan. Before …

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Oct 27

Blogtoberfest – Loving Among the Dead Playlist

It’s been a while since my first zombie novel, Loving Among the Dead was released through Loose Id. However, no matter how long ago I’ve written a book, the characters stay with me for quite a while. It takes a lot to get into a characters personality- how he or she walks, talks, behaves and …

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Oct 27

Blogtoberfest – Stephen King’s Pet Sematary

Horror is different for everyone.  I don’t think the “experts” can agree on what horror is and thus there are tons of movies and books that represent the horror genre, as it should be. I also believe that horror is different depending on where you are in your life.  What’s represents horror for a twenty-year-old …

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Oct 07

Five Scary Books – Lori Titus

As a fun part of Blogtoberfest, I asked my artist friends to send me their top five scary movies or top five scary books.  The results were varied and interesting. According to Lori Titus: My top five scary books are:    5) Dark Rivers of the Heart by Dean Koontz 4) The Queen of the Damned by …

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Oct 07

Five Halloween Books for Scary Reading

Yes, we like the movies, but there’s nothing like a scary book to curl up with on a dark, blustery night.  When I lived alone, I used to scare myself to death with the sounds that I thought I heard when I was reading an especially scary book.  And the dog didn’t help when she …

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Oct 06

Blogtoberfest – The Shining

I’ll be honest, I saw the movie “The Shining” before I read the book.  Saw it on channel seven, ABC’s channel here in the New York area.  I’m not sure how old I was, but I must have been in high school because the movie was in the theatre in 1980. That movie frightens me …

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