OCT25 – 2015

LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED: GREAT HORROR/THRILLER FILM OPENINGS There is something immensely satisfying about a movie that starts strong, with a powerful opening scene. That is doubly true with horror movies, where the opening is responsible for creating the film’s atmosphere and racking us up for the terror to come. Some films even manage to […]

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OCT22 – 2015

POTPOURRI THURSDAY Dear friends, today is going to be quick and miscellaneous, because I’m getting married in two days (!) and only have time for a short post today. Rest assured that tomorrow and Saturday’s posts are going to rule, as the awesome Dora Badger takes the reins with a two-part look at horror web […]

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OCT20 – 2015

LFO: SWEDISH AUDIO MADNESS LFO (Which stands for ‘Low-Frequency Oscillation’) is a 2013 Swedish black comedy / sci fi movie written and directed by Antonio Tublen. Looking like Russell Crowe’s dumpy Swedish little brother, Patrik Karlson stars as Robert, the deranged main character. It’s a great performance, thank goodness, since he is in almost every […]

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OCT19 – 2015

THE MERIWETHER DEVICE Self promotion is one of the hardest things for me to get excited about doing. I’m easily embarrassed and talking about myself just makes it worse. I wish I was one of those folks who is great at marketing, since I am a writer and moviemaker and musician, but oh well. Maybe […]

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OCT17 – 2015

WE ARE STILL HERE, APPARENTLY Normally, I try to be positive when it comes to sharing critical thoughts about movies and books, etc. To me, it’s much more fun to suggest something great than to diss something not-so-great. Every once in awhile, though, a movie will come along that garners tons of praise and critical hoopla, […]

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OCT16 – 2015

SOME SINISTER SHORT ANIMATIONS Hey all. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I’m moving the next Miscellaneous Monday post to today, and will put up something more involved on Monday, dig? Without further ado, here are four creepy-damn short animations for you fine folks: HARPYA by Raoul Servais KAKURENBO by Shuhei Morita IN THE TALL GRASS by […]

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OCT15 – 2015

FINAL PRAYER (BORDERLANDS) I am always on the lookout for good horror movie suggestions, especially for smaller films that may have snuck by and disappeared quietly from the public eye. Every once in awhile, you’ll unearth a true gem that way. The 2013 British found footage horror film FINAL PRAYER is one of those gems… […]

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OCT13 – 2015

IT FOLLOWS: THE ART OF MAKING BOLD CHOICES If you are an active horror movie buff, chances are good that you have seen, or at least heard about, the recent IT FOLLOWS, written and directed by David Robert Mitchell. If not, I would HIGHLY recommend it as it is one of the most original, daring, and […]

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OCT12 – 2015

MISCELLANEOUS MONDAY: A GAGGLE OF CREEPY BRITISH GHOST MOVIES Today’s miscellaneous quickie is a treasure trove of extremely atmospheric and sinister films from the mist-shrouded British Isles that can be watched on YouTube RIGHT NOW. Seriously, this is a GREAT list if you are into ghosts and creeping dread… 1. The Woman in Black (BBC, […]

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OCT11 – 2015

40 SHADES OF BLACK: FLAVORS OF FEAR Because there’s 40 different shades of black So many fortresses and ways to attack –Pavement, “Elevate Me Later” Welcome back, 24-hour horror people. Today we are going to delve into the meanings of several english words used to denote fear, and see what the differences are between them, […]

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