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25 July 2015

Insidious: Franchise Recap and Chapter 3 Review

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Insidious is a franchise that appears to be on the cusp of adding a creative twist to its earlier instalments. Insidious Chapter 3 plays it safe by both following formula …

08 May 2015

Sexually Transmitting Haunting – It Follows

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It Follows has a concept that sounds like it’s from a terrible B movie. An invisible, homicidal creature follows, at an incredibly slow pace, those that have sex with people …

26 April 2015

STUpendous – What We Do In The Shadows

By // Cinema

There are some ideas that are pretty hard to make fresh and interesting. Sitting firmly among those ideas are Mockumentaries and vampire stories. Mockumentaries have been experiencing quite a heyday …

23 January 2015

The Babadook

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The Babadook is an independently made horror film from, almost, first time director Jennifer Kent. She based this film off her prior short film MONSTER, which I can’t really talk …

21 January 2015

My Cinematic 2014: 71-90

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For the past two years, I’ve been ranking every film I see- just the new releases, from January 1st to December 31st. The rankings are subjective, based entirely on how …

05 November 2014

AHS: Freak Show: The Season so Far

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American Horror Story continues to be one of my favorite hours of television. Even the terrible Coven season offered more entertainment value than most hour-long dramas, and it certainly continued …

30 October 2014

Halloween Horror-Watch: Hocus Pocus & Trick ‘r Treat

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Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra, …

21 October 2014

Halloween Horror-Watch: Re-Animator

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Halloween is imminent, and it’s time to mass-watch some scary movies. Personally, this is my favourite time of year, so I am going to try and post a few extra, …

19 October 2014

Just Another Horror Flick All Dolled Up – Annabelle

By // Cinema

First things first, I gotta come clean and tell you that I have an ongoing fear of dolls and puppets. I don’t really have a specific memory of where this …

12 September 2014

Binge Watching The Purge: Anarchy

By // Cinema

When I first became aware of the concept behind the first Purge film, I was intrigued. I believed that the idea of a free-for-all crime night would serve well for …

11 August 2014

The Where’s Waldo edition of Godzilla

By // Cinema

It’s inevitable that Godzilla will be compared to its former American incarnation. The 1998 Roland Emmerich film of the same name followed the same tropes established by his other disaster …

17 July 2014

Hemlock Grove

By // TV

Episode 1- 7:18pm The pilot instantly sucks you into the world of Hemlock Grove, which is weird. Not just because of werewolves, but because while there are iPhones and other …

14 May 2014

Through the Looking Glass: Oculus

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I’m pretty sure that most people going into a film about a “haunted” mirror would assume that it would be relatively silly and full of reflection-based scares. If we were …

20 March 2014

My Cinematic 2013: Part VI

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I saw 90 movies in 2013 (or shortly thereafter, if we’re being honest- I don’t know how anyone is expected to see all the Christmas releases in one week!). 90 …

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