Some Thoughts After Seeing Scream

I have been a big fan of the Scream franchise from the start. I remember seeing the first movie in the Grandin Theater in my hometown when I was just a junior in high school. That theater, by the way, if you aren't familiar with Roanoke area landmarks is one of those really old theaters. … Continue reading Some Thoughts After Seeing Scream


Some Thoughts After Seeing Halloween Kills

I'm sure there are about three of you out there who are wondering where my posts about those 100 Best Movies I've Never Seen are these days? This is two weeks in a row without the next installment. Thing is... I'm housesitting for another couple of weeks. And while I'm here, I don't have access … Continue reading Some Thoughts After Seeing Halloween Kills

61 – The Thing

Welcome to The Best Movies I’ve Never Seen! This is the part of the blog where I work my way through 100 films I’ve never seen that are generally considered to be great. You’re invited to watch along with me if you can find a copy or find it streaming. So grab some popcorn and let’s … Continue reading 61 – The Thing

Something in the Dark

The girl ran as fast as her feet would carry her over the uneven ground. She knew that her unseen assailant was not far behind. She knew that looking back would cause her to slow down, but she wanted to see how much of a lead she had on the Bad Man. Was it a … Continue reading Something in the Dark


This week, our Sunday Scribblings prompt is Red. If you decide to write a post based on this week’s prompt, be sure to go back here and share your link so everyone can see how you interpreted things! Here’s what I did with it… Alvin woke suddenly in the middle of the night. In his disorientation, he could … Continue reading Red

What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?

It's an interesting question. As I'm sure you're all aware, I love a good movie. I love a bad movie. And I love movies of all genres. With it being October and Halloween being just over a week away, I thought it would be interesting to figure out what my favorite horror movies are. I … Continue reading What’s Your Favorite Scary Movie?

Rosie’s Challenge

Character: Casey Setting: An abandoned middle school Object: A dog named Ralph! Emotion: Panic As a town, Westside was dead or, at the very least, dying. As she was led down her old neighborhood street by her mother's dog, Casey couldn't help but look around and take note of how many homes were empty with … Continue reading Rosie’s Challenge

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

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