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
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.
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?
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?
Yet another Ghostface Killer(s) is stalking the teens of Woodsboro and everyone is once again a suspect. Some spoiler free analysis before jumping into spoilers: fear not Scream fanatics. This is another solid sequel on par with the others, and it does the franchise justice. Between this and Scream 4, I would sort of love … Continue reading Scream 5 is Another Solid Franchise Sequel
Black Christmas (All 3 of them) I know with the exception of the original these movies tend to be polarizing, but they feel like my children. I may not love them equally, but that's also because I find it so hard to compare them. Instead, I appreciate each Black Christmas for different things. And I'm … Continue reading Christmas (and bonus New Year’s!) Horror Movie Favorites
I wanted to share some updates on the blog and scheduling. Obviously, I haven't been posting consistently as I have in the past. Going back to a more intense, pre-pandemic schedule outside of blogging definitely contributed to my drop off, but I've also been struggling with motivation and drive. So instead of promising a post … Continue reading Blog Updates
Just in time for Christmas, I'm finally posting my October films recap! 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. Here’s what I watched this year in the order that I watched them: Arbitrary Awards: Most Liked Tweet: Malignant … Continue reading #31HorrorFilms31Days 2021: A Frank Post-Mortem
*****SPOILER FREE DISCUSSION***** "Have you ever loved somebody so muchIt makes you cry?Have you ever needed somethin' so badYou can't sleep at night?Have you ever tried to find the wordsBut they don't come out right?Have you ever? Have you ever?"Brandy, "Have You Ever?" Like Brandy, I too have wanted something so bad. For over two … Continue reading Truthful Thoughts from Someone Who Has Waited Over Two Decades for Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City (2021)
Me giving thanks I'm done with this franchise For the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), I watched all 10 Children of the Corn movies in a row. I realized in the middle of this process this franchise predates my existence, and will probably outlive me at the rate it is going. … Continue reading What I Learned from Watching 10 Children of the Corn Movies in a Row + A Ranking