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There’s Someone Out There

October 13th, 2010 · 4 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: 24 hour time frame · Ambiguous ending · Bathtub scene · Famous line · Forensic evidence · Psycho killer · Woman in jeopardy

Twelve For A Long Time

October 1st, 2010 · 5 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Bathtub scene · Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Femme fatale · Forensic evidence · Psycho killer · Supernatural · Train

Actual Evil, Not High School Evil

September 19th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured the female presence in movies by employing three criteria: Are there two or more women in it, with names? Do the women talk to each other? About something other than a man? Far too many mainstream […]

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Tags: Beasts and monsters · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Drunk scene · Femme fatale · High school · Mother/daughter relationship · No opening credits · Psycho killer · Small town · Supernatural · Woman in jeopardy