The Letter “Y”– A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

Over the course of this series, I have already written 25 articles (for those counting, I did two articles for “R”). This is number 26. As with the last article, “Y” titles are not as numerous, but more so than “X”. For the most part, I can stay with the … Read More

Impossible task #1-The Letter Q! – A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

Some things in life are hard. Brain surgery is hard, especially if you only have a spoon. Riding on the back of great white shark is hard, especially if you are holding an open can of tuna. Hitting a home run is hard, especially if you have spaghetti arms like … Read More

Where’d the P go? Down my leg! – A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

Yes, I know. It’s an old joke, and it fits the letter of the article! I have always gone to the movies for two reasons. Either I wanted a good laugh or a good scare. Both, if done well, can make you pee yourself. My Good Lady Wife says I … Read More

Oh, Oh, Oh, It’s Horror, You Know! — A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

  Today’s title is actually stolen from a song called “It’s Magic.” The name of the band was Jigsaw. Of course, this was long before anyone thought of “Saw.” Our current installment will have us visiting a classic from the 1960’s, a very short scare, our old friend, Drew Daywalt … Read More

N is for Night of the Living Bread! A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

I couldn’t come up with a decent title to save my life. So, there you have it. I really don’t want to steal from Sue Grafton (N is for Noose). There is a fan base and respect for her work within the family (Mom and me). Often, the playlist of films … Read More

M is for Midpoint – A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

One of my favorite sayings is “Math is Life.” I do firmly believe that. DuPont once used the slogan “Without Chemicals, There Would Be No Life.” I feel that way about Mathematics (yes, capital M). So, we have reach point M on the line segment whose endpoints are A and … Read More

Jenny, Jenny, Who Can I Turn To? – A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

If you read last time’s article, you may have considered that the phone number at the end was a reference to Tommy Tutone’s classic song “Jenny”. “What does this have to do with the letter J?”, you ask. Has Fink finally gone off his nut? Nah, folks, that happened years … Read More

I Scream, You Scream – A to Z Short Horror Film Review Series

One of my favorite covers from my favorite horror comic.   Fred Waring and his Pennsylvanians recorded the song “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream” back in 1927. Hard to believe that it would have such a lasting effect on yours truly. Not that I was … Read More

G Willikers! A to Z Short Film Review Series

  In the last installment of the Short Film Review, we visited the origins of Cinema. Today, we visit a “Tardy to the Party”, namely the United States. American film would really only come into its own until Edwin S. Porter would come along and give the audience a narrative … Read More