Tag: horror movies

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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Jul 18

Horror Movie Review – Hell House, LLC

Title:   Hell House, LLC (2015) Synopsis: Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened. (from imdb.com) Genre: Horror, Thriller Opinion Well, well, …

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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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Jan 29

Horror Movie Review – Grave Encounters 2

  Title:  Grave Encounters 2 Genre: Horror, Found Footage Director: John Poliquin Writers: The Vicious Brothers IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2231554/ NO SPOILERS PLOT SYNOPSIS: (imdb.com) A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film. We’re back! After seeing Grave Encounters, I just had to …

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Jan 20

Horror Movie Review – Grave Encounters (2011)

  Title:  Grave Encounters Genre: Horror, Found Footage Director: The Vicious Brothers Writers: The Vicious Brothers IMDB Link:  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2364842/ NO SPOILERS Plot Summary: (from imdb) For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that’s supposedly haunted – and it might prove to be all too true. How do much do I …

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Oct 16

Blogtoberfest – Urban Legends – The Clown Statue

We all know ’em, don’t we?  The friend of a friend of my cousin who….they all start out that way and always end badly for that sort-of person we kinda know. They even made a movie (or three) about it, then there was that television series that acted them out (badly) for you. Let’s talk …

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Oct 10

Blogtoberfest – Dark Country Songs

There’s no song like a country song.  Whether you’re into Charley Pride, Hank Williams, Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Patsy Cline or the “new school” of Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Miko Marks and a score of others, there’s not a doubt in my mind that country’s roots are entwined with the blues both …

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