Monthly Archives: November 2011

An Uncomfortable Meeting

Movie: Conspiracy (2001). How do you explain to a person that the movie you just watched was uncomfortable, yet you’re still recommending it? I just finished watching Conspiracy, and I have a heavy, slightly sick feeling in my gut, but … Continue reading

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I Guess It’s Bad Horror Week

Movie: Cry Wolf (2005). Considering the movie’s tagline: “You lie… You die!” I’ll come clean. My love of bad horror wasn’t the only reason I decided to watch this movie. I’ve also had this curiosity about the actor, Jared Padalecki, … Continue reading

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Is Stab 6 Better Than Stab 5?

Movie: Scream 4. Nostalgia runs high as 90s kids sit down to revisit Woodsboro for a good-ol’ stabbing time. Due either to low expectations or the ingrained appeal of Ghostface, I found myself not disappointed. Scream 4 does exactly what you expect … Continue reading

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Horror Remakes are Infectious

Movie: The Crazies (2010). Some will, and probably have, characterized The Crazies as a zombie-film without zombies. This means it has all the creepy dead-eyed killers, but with the added element of the unknown. It might even make you reevaluate … Continue reading

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Old Movie Review: Inglorious Basterds

If you’ve never seen the mash-up of Inglorious Basterds and My Little Pony, search youtube for “Inglorious Ponies” right this second. Then come back here, please. 😉 Love or hate Quentin Tarantino, he can make one hell of a movie, … Continue reading

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Old Movie Review: District 9

Most fans agree: 2009 was a great year for sci-fi. Two big movies in the genre, both with good receptions. District 9 was one of them, and I am one of its fans. No other movie opened with me hating … Continue reading

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The Art of the Bad Scary Movie

How can anyone find satisfaction in watching gratuitous violence, sex and predictable deaths over and over again with very little variation? What is it about the “bad” scary movie that makes me sit down and watch a movie like Friday … Continue reading

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