I’m writing this as I look at the remnant of a light snow. Since we are still in winter, most of us, I was thinking about something and that was seasonal or to some degree, holiday horror. And I thought, is it that common that we watch certain films around a certain time because it … Continue reading Seasonal Horror or How Spring Horror is Lacking
Director Spotlight: John Carpenter
I’ve been enjoying this new series focusing on directors specifically in the genre of horror so I thought I’d do another one! First, we did Wes Craven and honestly, I do miss him and his presence within the horror community. And if you missed that post, I’ll link it here so you can check that … Continue reading Director Spotlight: John Carpenter
We’re still in summer and yet I’m itching for fall. Mostly because I need my sweatshirt and sweater weather to come NOW cos it’s been so hot. But with sweater weather, I thought of some seasonal horror. I wonder why seasonal horror works so well. It’s a niche genre, yes, I feel like we get … Continue reading Seasonal Horror
Unforgettable Scenes in Horror
It’s been a minute. I have thoroughly enjoyed my break and I’m gonna ease back into writing for the blog. I will say that this break has given me time to come up with new ideas/content and watched the most films I’ve watched this whole year so far at a time. But while watching some … Continue reading Unforgettable Scenes in Horror
A Color Story: Halloween (2018)
Title: Halloween Year: 2018 Director: David Gordon Green Writer(s): Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, based on characters by John Carpenter and Debra Hill Producer(s): Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block Costume(s): Emily Gunshor Cinematography: Michael Simmonds Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner One thing I’ve noticed … Continue reading A Color Story: Halloween (2018)
The Movie Theater Experience(s): the horror edition
With the current pandemic of 2020 still affecting us, it got me to think about movie theaters. Now granted, movie theaters have been in the news recently during the current pandemic and whether or not they will survive, I feel they will. I think we miss the entire movie theater experience, which is what this … Continue reading The Movie Theater Experience(s): the horror edition
SoH Favorites: Top 10 VHS Covers
I did a previous post about my favorite VHS finds which I will link so please check that one out. This time, we're going to do covers. Out of maybe 100-110 vhs tapes that are in my horror collection, some of the covers do stand out. And if you think about it, remember what it … Continue reading SoH Favorites: Top 10 VHS Covers
The Nightmare Before Christmas; a ghoulish tale.
Title: The Nightmare Before Christmas Year: 1993 Dir.: Henry Selick Producer(s): Tim Burton, Denise Di Nova Writer(s): Caroline Thompson Company: Buena Vistas, Walt Disney Company Starring: Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Ken Page, Paul Ruebens, Glenn Shadix, Danny Elfman. This is Halloween… this is Halloween, Halloween… what’s this? This is a movie that can … Continue reading The Nightmare Before Christmas; a ghoulish tale.
Halloween; the night he came home.
Title: Halloween Year: 1978 Dir.: John Carpenter Producer(s): Debra Hill Writer(s): John Carpenter, Debra Hill Company: Compass International Starring: Donald Pleasance, Jamie Lee Curtis, PJ Soles, Nancy Loomis. So. We’ve arrived at one of the big juggernauts of horror. Even if you’re not a fan of horror, you know the big ones: Friday the 13th, … Continue reading Halloween; the night he came home.