School is Hell: Horror in the Formative Years

I’m glad I’m not in school anymore. Just school in general and definitely during a pandemic. I don’t know how anyone is surviving in schools during these times, student or teacher or employee. It’s a lot, and it’s going to change those formative years for students as young as they are. And that got me … Continue reading School is Hell: Horror in the Formative Years

Power Wielding Horror

Horror fulfills a certain itch within me. I’ve always wanted to have powers. But I didn’t want to be a superhero (or villain) but I wanted to do cool, amazing, unique things. I thought it would make my life a bit easier if I could make things move with my mind or go invisible or … Continue reading Power Wielding Horror

Coming of Age in Horror: A Mini Discussion

Last month I watched a foreign horror film through Shudder: Blue My Mind. The film, released in 2017, is a coming of age film about a young woman experiencing some significant changes that isn’t just puberty. What I enjoyed about the film is that our young protagonist is fighting so hard to be normal. She … Continue reading Coming of Age in Horror: A Mini Discussion

Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!

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!