I did a post a while ago about children & horror, it was an interesting topic and well, I was reading through it and I kinda want to do part 2 but maybe a lightning round of even more movies that would/could be discussed more. I really focused more on horror media towards a kid … Continue reading When Horror Focuses on Kids
It’s been so long since I’ve sat down and watched a new movie. I did some calculations and the last time I watched a film, it was July and it was Piranha which I also reviewed and you can read that here! So there was definitely a break, unintentional and trying to up myself from … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Burnt Offerings (1976)
Title: Ganja + Hess Director(s): Bill Gunn Year: 1973 Producer(s): Chiz Schultz Starring: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark and Bill Gunn There are 3 Parts: Victim, Survival, Live - Stabbed 3x in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost - References to black culture/black church culture - Our introduction to Hess (Jones) … Continue reading Ganja & Hess; The Notes Edition
The first five minutes had me. The opening credits looking like spoilers and I thought, oh, they are going this route? And then, the scene breaks a wall and it’s… a movie? WHAT. I’m talking about 1973’s (released in 74) The House of Seven Corpses. Not to be confused with House of 1000 Corpses (Zombie) … Continue reading SoH Reviews: The House of Seven Corpses
2019 was the year of first watching for me. Movies you have heard of but never saw, releases of new, older classics, I pushed myself out of a “comfort zone” and watched films I never thought I’d get the chance to see. Thanks to Prime, Shudder, my ever growing collection in horror media (dvds, vhs), … Continue reading 2019 Horror Watchlist!
October 2019 was the month of watching a lot of classic or unconventional horror but I wanted to share the films I watched and enjoyed this October. I didn’t do 31 films, I did not have time for that with my work schedule so I tried squeezing in as much as I could. These are … Continue reading October Viewer Party!
Title: Phantasm Year: 1979 Dir.: Don Coscarelli Producer(s): D.A. Coscarelli Writer(s): Don Coscarelli Company: New Breed Productions, AVCO Embassy Pictures Starring: Angus Scrimm, Michael Baldwin, Bill Thornbury, Reggie Bannister, and Kathy Lester While typing this out, I heard the score of Phantasm in my head. I also hummed along. But let’s get one thing straight: … Continue reading Phantasm; if this one doesn’t scare you, you’re already dead.
Title: Carrie Year: 1976 Dir.: Brian de Palma Producer(s): Paul Manosh Writer(s): Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), “Carrie” novel by Stephen King Company: United Artists Starring: Sissy Spacek, William Katt, John Travolta, Piper Laurie How could I have forgotten Carrie? It’s one of the few Stephen King films that I’ve seen and read with its novelization. … Continue reading Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!
Title: Dawn of the Dead Year: 1978 Dir.: George A. Romero Producer(s): Richard P. Rubenstein Writer(s): George A. Romero, collaboration with Dario Argento Company: United Film Distribution Company, Laurel Group Inc. Starring: Ken Foree, David Emge, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross It’s funny how I’m discussing this film before the original (first part in the Dead … Continue reading Dawn of the Dead; when there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.
Title: Black Christmas Year: 1974 Dir.: Bob Clark Producer(s): Bob Clark Writer(s): A. Roy Moore Company: Ambassador Film Distributors, Warner Bros. Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, Marian Waldman and John Saxon. Another Christmas/holiday themed movie in a row. This is one of those briefer, shorter posts because the cool cinematography bits … Continue reading Black Christmas; if this movie doesn’t make your skin crawl, it’s on too tight.