Monthly Archives: October 2011

Obnoxious Nu-metal Hill — Korn is the death knell of the Silent Hill series

Alternate title: New Silent Hill trailer has me craaaaaaaawling iiiiiiiin my skiiiiiiiin Alternate title 2: I feel like Silent Hill is CRAWLING AWAY FROM MEEEEEE I’ve been slogging through the nightly Scarefest Screamtime 2011 without really losing any sleep so … Continue reading

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Look-Out-Behind-You-A-Ghost-athon 2011

Night 20 – Village of the Damned. While watching this, I had to wonder at which point the trope of the creepy little kid became tiresome. I’m betting it was some time between “right away” and the minute John Carpenter … Continue reading

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John Carpenter-acular Movie-palooza 2011

A dreary, rainy day like this one is perfect to work through my backlog. And what better opportunity to chart the arc of John Carpenter’s career? Night 16 – Halloween. As far as I am aware, the first in the … Continue reading

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They’re right about my They Might Be Giants nihilism, though.

It’s getting so I can’t even run for governor without pissing off the Catholic church. It’s a wonder they don’t get more converts this way.

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Hallotober Schocktacular Frightfest 2011: The Classics

Tonight was classic movie monster night. One thing I admire about monster movies of the ’50s: when the monster is dead, the movie is over. Instantly. No epilogue, no setting up a sequel, no cheap final scare. Just ten seconds … Continue reading

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Scaretober Frightmare Fest 2011 continues

Finally caught up with my nightly scary movie. So I did four in one night. I may just forgo sleep. Night 7 – Thirst. With all the Twilight vampires prancing around and sparkling and practicing abstinence, it’s good to see … Continue reading

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Scaretacular Creep-o-rama 2011: Night 6

Night 6 – Nosferatu. As scary movies go, it’s hard to get much more old school than this. The original 1922 silent film based on Bram Stoker depicts Dracula as a grotesque monster instead of an old guy. I saw … Continue reading

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Shocktober Nightly Halloween Spooktacular 2011

On a whim I decided I was going the take some time every night this October and watch a scary movie. The game is over when I have to shut one of the movies off in pants-wetting terror. Or boredom, … Continue reading

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