movies


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I like to explore the cultural connections between the holiday of Halloween and people that invented it. One of the more interesting legends I have run across recently is that of The Cutty Black Sow. “It was the start of the year in our old Celtic lands, and we’d be […]

The Cutty Black Sow, a Gaelic Legend


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I was just cruising around the web, as I often do, and got the bright idea to make a post with some of the coolest horror movie themed animated GIFs I could find. Enjoy! As a massive horror movie fan, I love freaky stuff…but some of these were kind of […]

Horror Movie Animated GiFs, scarey fun



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I have posted about Vincent Price before.  It is at this time of the year that Mr. Price’s incredible body of work seems to have its greatest impact.  That being said, I want to point out my favorite Vincent Price Characters and the movies in which he plays them.  Enjoy! […]

Veritable Vincent Video Varia



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villains
The villain is often overlooked in movies. Truly great stories need a memorable villain.  Sometimes the villain is so compelling that he or she even overshadows the hero.  Some actors make better villains than others.  I decided to make a list of actors that make great villains.  Some have tried […]

Villain, Giving Voice to the Villain


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galactica space
I know. I know.  The title of this article is rather salacious.  You will soon find that this has very little to do with space or the Stanley Kubrick film. This has been a terrible year for me.  I really feel like this was a throw away disaster of a year […]

2011 a Space Odyssey


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What would Halloween be without Horror movies? I wouldn’t be very fun for adults. Now let’s think a bit about what makes a Horror movie so damned scary. The story is most definitely a key element. A spooky soundtrack and good Foley adds to the experience. These aren’t the reason […]

Prolonged Halloween Effects


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not a zombie
On all hallows eve the creatures of the night roam the earth in search of candy and fun. Little do they know that they are acting out stories that have permeated our society since the middle ages. Anyone watching TV or movies knows all about a Zombie. I, however, find […]

No It’s Not a Zombie



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Werewolf Folklore permeates the fabric of our lives.  Stories handed down through the ages that become part of our culture make us who we are.  We don’t think about it much in our day to day activities.  It is usually during special occasions that ritual and traditions are observed in an obvious […]

The Evolution of the Cinema Werewolf


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I am a geek.  I like Geek culture. I like geek discussions.  I like Geek activities.  There are all kinds of sub groups of geeks.  I belong to several but one geek group I am very proud to be a part of is Movie Geeks. While some geeks might be […]

Do Geeks Dream of Electric Musicals?


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I love movies.  Its no surprise that I just spent a large portion of my last week of vacation watching them.  i watched a movie a day for 9 days and on one day I watched 2.  i simply love the feeling of getting lost in a fantasy world.  I, like most other […]

Movie Sequels that WILL Get Made…Maybe


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The summer of June, 1993 was a wonderful time for me. Having finished high school the year before this was the first real summer spent knowing I did not have to go back to school if I didn’t want to. I worked almost my entire high school career so working […]

June 9th 1993