It’s Alive: Must Watch Frankenstein Films

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It’s not likely, when a teenage Mary Shelly first wrote ‘Frankenstein’ as a sort of challenge to create the scariest story she could come up with for her writer and poet friends, that she could have seen it becoming such a cultural icon. Yet Frankenstein’s monster has fascinated generations of readers, and, in the last […]

In The Mouth of Madness (1994) Review

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Synopsis: An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer’s books have on his fans is more than inspirational. My Quick Review: It feels so good to watch In The Mouth of Madness almost 20 years since I first watched it in theater. Back then I was a teenager and already a big fan […]

The Fall of the House of Usher (1960) Review

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Synopsis: A man, upon entering his fiancée’s family mansion, discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride to be prematurely. My Review: It’s always a nice breath of fresh air to watch old classics after spending weeks looking at bad CGI and found footage movies. Back in the days, […]

Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) Review

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Synopsis: Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees’ son Jason who didn’t drown in the lake some 30 years before? My Quick Review: Since I was quite disappointed while re-watching the first Friday the […]

Friday the 13th (1980) Review

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Synopsis: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child’s drowning. My Quick Review: It’s funny how my perception of some movies have changed over the years. Take Friday the 13th for instance. I had absolutely no recollection of the […]

Black Sabbath (1963) Review

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Original Title: I tre volti della paura Synopsis: A trio of atmospheric horror tales about: A woman terrorized in her apartment by phone calls from an escaped prisoner from her past; a Russian count in the early 1800s who stumbles upon a family in the countryside trying to destroy a particularly vicious line of vampires; and a […]

The Saw Series – 7 Saw Movies Reviewed

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The Saw Movies are part of one of the most profitable Horror Movie Franchise in history, certainly the biggest one in the 2000’s spawning 6 sequels from 2005 to 2010 after the original Saw movie became a box-office sensation back in 2004. This week I have decided to re-watch every Saw Movies, one everyday. This […]

Dark Water Review

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Original Title: Honogurai mizu no soko kara Synopsis: A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. [from IMDb] Neoli’s Review: I can’t believe Dark Water is more than a decade old–eleven years to be exact.  That would make the little girl who plays Ikuko a […]

Carrie (1976) Review

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Synopsis: A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school’s prom by a humiliating prank. [ from IMDb] Neoli’s Review: There’s a new Carrie movie coming out in the fall of 2013, a hopefully nice remake of Brian De Palma’s 1976 […]

28 Days Later Review

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Synopsis: (from IMDb) Four weeks after a mysterious, incurable virus spreads throughout the UK, a handful of survivors try to find sanctuary. Neoli’s Review:  Ask me to recommend a good zombie-themed horror film and I’ll recommend 28 Days Later in a heartbeat.  Danny Boyle directed this film which we might expect to feature the same hip and cool […]