SHINING vs SHINING

​ Hollywood has been adapting books into movies since the Silent Era. Whenever there is a successful book it is a sure bet that somebody somewhere is going to swoop in and produce a film. Some of these movies can’t make it any worse, 50 Shades of Mediocrity, I’m talking about you here. Some of […]

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RIP WES CRAVEN

First Chris Lee and now Wes. The horror genre has taken some structural blows this summer. A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and Last House on The Left remain defining moments in my own lifetime of cinema experiences. Farewell, Wes.

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THREE CLASSIC HORROR FILMS THAT WILL SCARE THE POOP OUT OF YOU! Part Three: John Carpenter’s The Thing

John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982) I really hate Star Wars. There! After all these years I’ve finally stated it publicly. I feel liberated. I really hate Star Wars. I recognize the importance of the original trilogy when it comes to movies. I recognize the importance of the original trilogy when it comes to many people’s […]

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THREE CLASSIC HORROR FILMS THAT WILL SCARE THE POOP OUT OF YOU! Part Two: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) “The most terrifying motion picture I have ever seen” – Rex Reed Once upon a time, me and a buddy scored weekend jobs working at a small video store. We thought we were a couple of high rolling swells. We weren’t making any serious cash ( better off than […]

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