Monthly Archives: October 2013

Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend 2013 Review

  As much as I love the month of October, every year I find myself getting more and more depressed as the 31st grows nearer.  It’s kinda the way you feel on the last day of a really great vacation.  … Continue reading

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Blackenstein (1973)

Director: William A. Levey Starring: John Hart, Ivory Stone, Joe De Sue, Not Starring: Anyone Good Eat a six foot party sub. Visit Japan. Going on a date with Danielle Harris. Watch Blackenstein. All of these are on my bucket … Continue reading

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The Evictors (1979)

Director:  Charles B. Pierce Starring:  Vic Morrow, Michael Parks, Jessica Harper   Amazing?  No. Entertaining?  Sure. Smart? Absolutely. Worth seeing? Quite simply, yes. There’s my six second review.  If you’re satisfied by that, sweet!  Now go read another review!  However, … Continue reading

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Doctor Sleep (2013) Book Review—by Stephen King

  Author:  Stephen King   I think I was about 15 when I first read The Shining.  I specifically remember reading part of it while flying on an airplane and being scared shitless.  It takes a pretty impressive book to … Continue reading

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The Possession (2012)–movie review

Director:  Ole Bornedal Starring:  It’s a surprise….   Horror is cyclic.  Every few years there’s a “Flavor of the week” and is seems like that’s all you see being released in theaters.  Found footage, torture porn, kicked up ghost stories … Continue reading

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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)–movie review

Director:  Jonathan Demme Starring:  Jodi Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Scott Glenn, Anthony Heald, Ted Levine   This is the first review I’ve done on what I consider to be one of the Epic films in the Horror genre.  The greatness of … Continue reading

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Sleepy Hollow (TV – 2013)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a short story by Washington Irving, published in 1820. The tale introduced iconic characters that have stood the test of time and become known all over the world, namely Ichabod Crane and the Headless … Continue reading

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Session 9 (2001)–movie review

Director:  Brad Anderson Starring:  David Caruso, Stephen Gevedon, Paul Guilfoyle   In high school I once wrote a report in English class on the power of “setting” in a story.  The particular story I was reading at the time was … Continue reading

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Horns (2010) – By Joe Hill

Horns is the third book I have read by Joe Hill, and so far it’s my absolute favorite. The first of his books I read was 20th Century Ghosts (2005), not realizing at the time who he was. Years later, … Continue reading

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The Conjuring (2013)

Director: James Wan Starring: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor I can’t describe how excited I was to watch The Conjuring. Since the day I heard about it, then when I watched the trailer…it just kept building up. Here was … Continue reading

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