Impressions: The Village

Warning this piece will start with spoilers and continue with them. Part of my response/encouragement to give this movie a second chance is based on the big twist, so it will be mentioned early. I saw this movie in theaters with friends, and I remember misunderstanding the plot from the start. This misunderstanding led me […]

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Impressions: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Boy, am I late to this particular party. If you are also late, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is a 2018 animated movie following Miles Morales’ rise as spider-man. The movie follows Miles as he attends private school, much to his dismay, and struggles with his identity and fitting in. He is bitten by a spider […]

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Impressions: The Conjuring Part 2

So while technically the third (I believe) movie made in the ever-growing The Conjuring universe, it is, as of now, the 7th movie in the chronology. As with most of the movies, there are some references to “real” things and the Warren’s involvement in them, but as with the other movies, there is a lot […]

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31 Days of Horror: Creepshow- All Hallows Eve/The Man in the Suitcase

I felt this would be a good duo to round out the Halloween viewing. Sort of an interesting blend of two very different stories. I enjoyed them both, but not sure how well they tied together. All Hallows Eve This one starts with two preteens meeting up preparing for a night out for Halloween. Both […]

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31 Days of Horror: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

So I am clearly not hitting 31 movies this month. I simply did not have the time once I fell behind. It was a great effort, though, and I am glad I at least attempted. I will try to get a few more up in these last couple of days, including- The Texas Chain Saw […]

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31 Days of Horror: Cabin in the Woods

I enjoy Cabin in the Woods; it is a good balance of horror and comedy. A lot of what happens to the group after they “choose” is closer to legitimate horror. There is tension, gore, jump scares, and a decent amount of fear. It probably won’t land for the most hardcore of us genre fans, […]

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31 Days of Horror: Host

Host was a bit of a surprise for many people in 2020. The goal with Host was to take the quarantine from Covid-19 and use it both as inspiration as well as working within the limitations to make a horror movie. Given all the limitations (time, how they could shoot it, etc.), they managed to […]

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31 Days of Horror: Final Destination

The Final Destination franchise is something else. Of the horror franchises (that I have seen all of), it is one that I feel starts off pretty weak but then doesn’t really drop. Some of the movies are a little bit worse than the others, but I think the overall quality is consistent. Just not high. […]

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31 Days of Horror: Hellraiser

I have an… odd relationship with the Hellraiser franchise. I appreciate Clive Barker a lot, and I really enjoy a few of the movies. However, I also live in a sort of denial about them, where the 80s cheese in my mind overcomes how dark and messed up I find these movies. The end result […]

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