13 Lessons Learned from Horror Movies

Halloween is quickly approaching. If you weren’t aware of that, then you obviously haven’t been inside a grocery store since the beginning of August when they all started stocking their Halloween candy. Anyway, in recognition of this traditionally frightening time of the year, I thought I’d take a look at horror movies. Most films that … Continue reading 13 Lessons Learned from Horror Movies

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A to Z Challenge – Zombieland

Zombieland 2009 Directed by Ruben Fleischer Quick Synopsis... Looking to survive in a world taken over by zombies, a dorky college student teams with an urban roughneck and two grifter sisters. But after making their way to an allegedly safe Los Angeles amusement park, the quartet learns that no place is safe. This movie is pretty … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – Zombieland

Thoughts After Seeing Halloween

The title of this post could be confusing. To clarify, I'm referring to the latest film to be titled Halloween in a franchise wrought with enough retcons and reboots, they make the fact that there have been three actors to play Spider-Man on the big screen in less than a decade seem almost normal. I won't … Continue reading Thoughts After Seeing Halloween

Strangers

There's a new slasher movie that came out recently called The Strangers: Prey at Night. It's a sequel to The Strangers, a film that came out 10 years ago. I went to see this new sequel today. Honestly, it wasn't great. And it was nowhere near as terrifying as the first one. I really need … Continue reading Strangers

Rewatching Buffy

Kids, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, was my favorite TV show for a lot of years. I daresay it continues to be my favorite TV show of all time. There is so much about the series to love: action, horror, comedy, Sarah Michelle Gellar. It's got it all. Joss Whedon really knew what he was doing … Continue reading Rewatching Buffy

It’s Out There…

Randy quickly entered the cabin and slammed the door shut behind him. He was breathing heavily and had a panicked look on his face. The others just stared at him, confused. He slowly turned, daring to peek through the peephole in the door. "Dude," Rob said, "What's the matter with you?" "It's out there!" Randy … Continue reading It’s Out There…

Instinct

When you see a butterfly, what's your first reaction? Do you cower in fear? Do you run and hide? Chances are you don't. Unless you have some kind of butterfly phobia that causes you to have an irrational fear of those particular insects. If memory serves, it's called lepidopterophobia. But that's really not important right … Continue reading Instinct