After reading so many polarized reactions to Skinamarink basically saying it would either be the most boring or most terrifying movie I would ever watch, I decided I wanted to be terrified. So despite rarely smoking or using THC products, I downed a bunch of THC tonic, turn off all the lights, and watch a … Continue reading Toilets, FOMO, and Trauma-Bonding with Looney Tunes: Is Skinamarink Worth It?
Revisiting Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Despite being widely considered one of the best horror movies ever made, to be completely honest the original Dawn of the Dead was never on the top of my list. Its chaotic in media res opening and need for the viewer to just go with the flow confused me. Perhaps you could chalk it up … Continue reading Revisiting Dawn of the Dead (1978)
#31HorrorFilms31Days 2022: A Frank Postmortem
Every October I watch at least 31 horror films. I tweet about each film, but here are my more in-depth thoughts on what I watched. I will start with some arbitrary awards and rankings before getting into any spoilers. I will also provide clear warning before getting into anything resembling spoilers since I know a … Continue reading #31HorrorFilms31Days 2022: A Frank Postmortem
Thoughts on Terrifier 2
Obviously there are going to be some spoilers for Terrifier 2 but there are also some for Terrifier. I'm pretty surprised with how high I ranked this in my 2022 #31HorrorFilms31Days list given the first Terrifier was my least favorite #31HorrorFilms31Days watch in 2019. To be honest, I want to unequivocally love this movie the … Continue reading Thoughts on Terrifier 2
Thoughts on Halloween Ends
Aka Love Lives Today! Fair warning: Plenty of spoilers for the Halloween franchise including Kills and Ends in particular. Just when I thought they couldn't possibly make another Halloween sequel as controversial and polarizing as Halloween Kills...Halloween Ends comes along only one year later. To be upfront from the jump, I am one of the … Continue reading Thoughts on Halloween Ends
Why You Should Watch: Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
So I haven't blogged in a long while in order to focus on a few other writing projects. I was a bit burned out, and I wanted to come back only when I felt compelled to talk about something. And after a few months, I am shocked to say that something is Sleepaway Camp II: … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
What I Learned from Watching 4 Jaws Movies in a Row + A Ranking
For the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), I watched all 10 Children of the Corn movies in a row. Because we exceeded the original fundraising goal, I did a bonus franchise and watched the Jaws sequels as well. These are my stories. What I Learned From Watching the Jaws Sequels: There is Good Reason … Continue reading What I Learned from Watching 4 Jaws Movies in a Row + A Ranking
Christmas in the Bahamas, Centering Yourself in the Shark’s Story, and Banana Boats: Is Jaws: The Revenge (1987) Worth It?
While Hoagie dances with Ellen on the island and tells her romantic things like how she needs to "get on with her life" less than a month after her adult son was literally eaten by a shark, Michael and Jake encounter Jaws the 4th because this time it IS personal.
Baby Sharks, Dolphin Sidekicks, and SeaWorld: Is Jaws 3-D (1983) Worth It?
This is part of the BONUS edition of the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO). Jaws 3-D is the only Jaws sequel I knew anything about because as a kid it was super cool to me it took place at SeaWorld (it was before Blackfish!). I remembered the shark swimming outside the underwater … Continue reading Baby Sharks, Dolphin Sidekicks, and SeaWorld: Is Jaws 3-D (1983) Worth It?
Teen Drama, Tiny Boats, and Paranoia: Is Jaws 2 (1978) Worth It?
This is the first post in the *air horn noise* BONUS edition of the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) because we ended up raising $300 (!) for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization. We are starting with Jaws 2 because let's be honest, I'm not going to say anything about the original … Continue reading Teen Drama, Tiny Boats, and Paranoia: Is Jaws 2 (1978) Worth It?