Category Archives: Films

The Allure of Horror

“Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability.” 
― H.P. Lovecraft I have been a hard core Horror film and Book addict since the age of … Continue reading

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What Draws Us to Zombie Fiction?

What is it that draws us to Zombie fiction? Is it the fear of a viral outbreak that lingers in the backs of our minds? Is it the raw carnage in which zombies are known to attack? Is it the … Continue reading

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Analyzing Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Preparing for the Summer of Zombie Blog Tour where I will host one very talented Zombie Author June 18th, I decided to write about zombies for the next few weeks leading up to the event.  I decided I will only … Continue reading

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The Zombies Are Coming!

The history of zombies extend back to Haitian Voodoo folklore. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the word “zombie” first appeared in English around 1810 when historian Robert Southey mentioned it in his book “History of Brazil.” But this “Zombi” … Continue reading

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Gravity- A Film Review By Sparky

It’s been a fairly uneventful weekend.  My wife was away visiting friends and getting her party on, so I had my own friend over (and her dog) and we watched Doctor Who (naturally), then the Oscar nominated film, “Gravity” starring … Continue reading

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Forgive My Absence…

As bloggers we know we need a certain amount of content to run a successful blog.  Coming up with several ideas to build off a week however can be challenging and occasionally, I run in to the problem of “burn … Continue reading

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The Magic That is Giovanni Ribisi

  The first time I ever saw Giovanni Ribisi was in the show “My Two Dads” circa 1986.  A show that today, conjures up an entirely different image that what the show was actually about.  It starred 80’s icon Greg … Continue reading

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The Grey & My Continuing Love Affair with Liam Neeson

  A few months back I watched, The Grey starring Liam Neeson.  Released in 2011 and directed by Joe Carnahan of Smokin Aces and the A-Team, is a film of enduring spirit.  It takes place in Alaska and centers on … Continue reading

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