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STREAM QUEEN: 6 degrees of Bill Oberst Jr.

Taking a break from blogging about movies in my own collection, I perused my streaming watch lists and realized a bunch of the films included appearances by one of my indie faves, Bill Oberst Jr. Which means…BLOG THEME! These six … Continue reading

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Remade in the 2000s: De Palma, Cohen, and Carpenter

They’re some of my faves—Sisters (1973), It’s Alive (1974), and The Fog (1980). In the new millennium they all got the remake treatment. So, were they treated well? You’ll need a working knowledge of the original films to get what … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: two new takes on familiar plots

You may feel like you’ve seen this all before, but these two films on Prime really add something unexpected, making this a fun and familiar double feature with some surprises along the way. APARTMENT 212 (2017) As a big fan … Continue reading

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Horror fun with 2005 demons and 2006 killer creatures

I can’t believe the first decade of the new millennium ended almost a decade ago. I also can’t believe how many films I bought on DVD from the decade…until I watch them and re-experience how much fun some of them … Continue reading

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A possessed pianist, a Nessie wannabe, and Nosferatu in the 1970s

Nothing screams second-tier 70s like this triple feature I watched as I continue to dig through all the DVDs left in my possession after my brother’s passing last summer. And speaking of possession… THE MEPHISTO WALTZ (1971) Alan Alda stars … Continue reading

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50s creatures and 60s killers

Just like the 1950s and 1960s were the dawning of the rock ‘n roll era, these two decades served as a launching pad for the modern horror age. So it’s always fun to look back at some of the influences … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: 6 flix that have their moments

Nothing in this marathon of movies gave me the urge to own what I was watching, but there’s definitely some good horror fun to be had in each film (some more than others). Here’s the rundown… DARK, DEADLY & DREADFUL … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME BITCH: Battle of the classic monsters and fairy tale creatures!

Sometimes my Prime binge is like watching a SyFy marathon…and I do it on purpose because I know I can safely get my hubba hubba to watch the selections with me for the action while I still get to enjoy … Continue reading

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It’s back to the 90s for a foursome of mostly fun and fear

It’s no secret that the final decade of last millennium almost killed the horror genre (in my and most other people’s opinions), but the 1990s does have its moments. So here’s what went right and wrong for me in this … Continue reading

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Two and a Hole Men

Although the trailer on Prime kept my interest, I never expected anything as good as what I got from Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver. That subtitle sounds like it could be the name of a picture book … Continue reading

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