RESULTS: Writhe out of Hell: A Horror Movie Quiz

I know, I know, I am late getting the results out for the Writhe out of Hell: A Horror Movie Quiz, but have been preoccupied. What with performing an exorcism on my daughter, getting stuck in underground caves, having to deal with a large ape taking my wife – not to mention I can’t find […]

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50 Films for Halloween – Part 5 of 5

We did it! We did it! I gleefully exclaimed to the wife, who it seems has now become a shadow of her former self – she wants more. When will we stop watching horror films? I dare not say. She hasn’t spoke for hours now. Sitting in front of the TV for this long can’t […]

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50 Films for Halloween – Part 4 of 5

Although some more gruesome human suffering, couple coming under attack, and the just as effective abstract surrealism in the next 10 of the 50 Films for Halloween, the wife and i had no real format in selecting the films we did, or indeed the very order in which we would watch them. It is a […]

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50 Films for Halloween – Part 3 of 5

The bad, the bugs, the bloody, the bizarre, the bratty, the bonkers, the banishment of the senses, and a basis for survival without them. Bringing into the light from the big, bewildering darkness a fresh series of horror movies was for me a daunting task. Has the genre declined? Do we expect too much from […]

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50 Films for Halloween – Part 2 of 5

As we headed towards October, Halloween month, the wife already had a super-exciting playlist of horror films on the horizon. We had committed to the challenge, a task that has actually been relatively easy to maintain, in spite of our often cram-packed daily schedules. Most of these films we had not seen, however, I was […]

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50 Films for Halloween – Part 1 of 5

The Halloween Horror Movie Marathon participated by my very own wife and I was, like many of the genre’s plot points, something that kind of crept up on us. Horror films are something we enjoy as a film-watching partnership, but often stumble in our search for fresh, fruitful film experiences. The Greek was exceptionally forthcoming […]

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Write out of L.A. – YouTube Channel

For some time now in the midst of the great blogging wilderness, where I can hardly see the wood for the trees, I have been wanting to encourage the broadcast of content through a YouTube channel. Having a face more suited to radio, I have been on the prowl for other film fans who already […]

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The Modern Evolution of Horror Films: 13 to Watch

Just at a surface glance, it’s interesting to see how American cinema has evolved since the millennium, particularly post-9/11. The most obvious change is the action genre, wherein terrible eastern-European accents once reigned and targeted crises on public transportation systems and business buildings ruled (ex. Speed: subways and buses; Mission Impossible: subways and helicopters; Speed […]

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Writhe out of Hell: A Horror Movie Quiz

You clicked the link now, you have 7 minutes to live. Or at least, do this quiz. This quick horror movie quiz, to take us to Halloween. Flesh-eaters, sinister acts of violence, vampires, demons, and the devil himself. And more. But enough stalling, come on in, close the windows, lock the doors, turn out the […]

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Wanted Dead Or Alive: Horror Film Writing

I know a few of you are hard at work already conjuring up some words on the spooky genre known as horror. As Halloween quickly approaches, then, I am looking to cram the site with some fine horror movie writing. And I can’t do it all myself. I’ll be brief, but if anyone has something […]

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