The Witch Casts A Unique Spell

“The Witch” (2016) Directed by Robert Eggers. Starring Anya-Taylor Joy, Ralph Ineson and Kate Dickie.  A Puritan family in 1630’s New England leaves their village to establish a farm at the edge of a vast forest, where they become the easy prey of supernatural evil. Oh, and there’s a troublesome black … Read More

To B or Not to B: Short Film Review Series

  This is the second installment in an ongoing series of articles on short horror films. So far, no words of disdain from Sue Grafton, so I’ll keep going. One of my favorite blogs has been “Maynard’s Horror Movie Blog”. It is run by Maynard Morrissey, an Austrian film fanatic. … Read More

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse

  “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” (2015). Directed by Christopher Landon. Starring Tye Sheridan, Logan Miller and Joey Morgan. Boy Scouts find themselves in the middle of a zombie outbreak. Bad jokes ensue. Also, zombie boobs.   A janitor is working in the Biotine research facility lab,  singing and … Read More

I Love a Mystery!

As my profile states, I have always been a big fan of mystery. In literature, I began with the Hardy Boys, skipped right over Sherlock Holmes and went to Hercule Poirot. There is something fun about cold-blooded murder. Much of this is the fault of my upbringing. Mom was a … Read More

iZombie S2:E11 Fifty Shades of Grey Matter

Get out your cold showers! Liv has eaten the brain of a murdered librarian, who has written a novel about the sexy adventures of a slutty flight attendant. The book’s title: “The Upright Position.” Here is a sample of the dialog from the book: “I’ll show you why they call … Read More