Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Spooky Ghost, The Spider, The Bat, And The Count

I promised you all a second Halloween post a few hours ago and so, somewhat against my better judgement, I am going to show you the first Halloween story I ever made. And when I say the first I mean … Continue reading

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This is Halloween

This will be the first of two posts that you will see today. I spent a lot of weeks before and during Halloween differently. When I was a child I would be inundated with television specials, movies, school events, and … Continue reading

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Building On Speculation: Eric Heisserer and The Door That Isn’t There

There are many kinds of doors. Some close, some remain open, some never exist, and some … remain unseen. Until it is too late. It is the season for horror. But, for online horror, the season started early. Just three … Continue reading

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Kris Straub’s Broodhollow: Luring Readers In With an Angleworm

I’ve said this before in other forums, but horror and comedy have a lot in common. You start off in an innocuous or, conversely, a bizarre place and then escalate the scenario until, right at the end, you deliver the … Continue reading

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The Town That Dreaded Sundown At TADFF 2014

I’ll admit it: when I first came to this film I didn’t really know what to expect. I didn’t know about the 1946 Texarkana Moonlight Murders or the first 1976 The Town That Dreaded Sundown film. I learned a lot … Continue reading

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From The Darkness Of The 2014 TADFF: Why Horror?

It’s only fitting that the last film I viewed for the 2014 Toronto After Dark dealt with the first question that exists in every horror movie viewer’s mind in some way or form: why horror? This documentary’s debut at the … Continue reading

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Extract That And Fuel Us: A TADFF 2014 Review of Wyrmwood

Even though the Toronto After Dark’s Zombie Appreciation Night had passed well, let’s face, since when does a zombie ever pass away short of a bullet to the head? It’s only fitting that there was one undead straggler, one more … Continue reading

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