It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Not Christmas, with the consumerism and the relatives you don’t like. Halloween is the holiday that really gets in my blood. And I wish you a happy one, friends of Moviocrity! I … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN! What Are the Best Films to Watch On the Holiday?
Can a film achieve one aspect of its production to near flawless quality and still wind up being a misfire? After seeing the WNUF HALLOWEEN SPECIAL, I’m afraid the answer is yes. If you pop this film into your DVD … Continue reading WNUF HALLOWEEN SPECIAL (31 Days of Horror)
I love Halloween time. For an entire month, it seems the entire country lives in anticipation for some of the same things I get enthusiastic about all year round. There is a celebration of spookiness in the air. It’s also … Continue reading ALL HALLOW’S EVE (31 Days of Horror)
What is the most disturbing horror film you’ve ever seen? That was the question that was leveled at a group o critics and filmmakers on a recent episode of THE SPOILER ROOM. Mark “the MovieMan” Krawczyk gathered a massive group of … Continue reading The Most Disturbing Horror Films Ever Made?
Maybe I’m just going to the wrong haunted houses. I mean, I love haunted houses. I love the whole atmosphere of them. I love lining up with people and venturing into a maze of terrors where you get the wits … Continue reading THE HOUSES OCTOBER BUILT (31 Days of Horror)
Here we go again. Every year or two, a few people contract a legitimately scary and horrible sickness and suddenly the media puts the entire country on high alert. In just the last few years, we’ve had SARS, avian bird … Continue reading EBOLA SYNDROME (31 Days of Horror)
When I lived up north, it was right on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. I didn’t venture into Wisconsin that often, momentous trips like picking up my dog aside. Most of the time, trips across the border occurred in those crucial years … Continue reading HOLE IN THE WALL (31 Days of Horror)
During my excursions in the world of podcasting, I have had the pleasure of serving on a few panels with filmmaker, musician and artist at large, Tonjia Atomic. She’s a delightful and intelligent person. So, when she sent me her … Continue reading PLAIN DEVIL, or: Even Rebels Want to Belong
The Method. Ever since Brando tore onto the screen in the 1950s, many self-described serious actors have sworn by it. Devotees of the Method absorb themselves entirely in a part, on and off the set. To most of us, it … Continue reading CURTAINS (31 Days of Horror)
SHALLOW GROUND is a film that seemingly has everything going for it, except its execution. And while I had hoped creating a few days’ distance between my viewing of the film and my writing about it would mellow my opinion, … Continue reading SHALLOW GROUND (31 Days of Horror)