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Quoth the Craven

We got some sad news last week when director Wes Craven died of brain cancer at the age of seventy-six. I wasn’t aware he had cancer until then. Craven was known as the director of A Nightmare on Elm Street … Continue reading

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Death by Common Household Item

I’ve looked before at the Wicked Witch of the West’s vulnerability to water, and mentioned how Ruth Plumly Thompson extended this weakness to dragons and ogres. It’s also the weakness of the aliens from Signs, prompting the frequently asked question … Continue reading

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Frightening Film Files

You might well know by now that my wife is a fan of the horror genre, and during October that sort of movie is pretty much all we get from Netflix. Here are the ones we watched this year that … Continue reading

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I Do Believe in Spooks

Happy Halloween! Here’s a look at the latest Netflix selections Beth and I watched. Hatchet II – We saw the first one a while back, but I don’t know that I wrote anything about it. It was basically a slasher … Continue reading

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A Remake on Elm Street

On Friday night, Beth and I saw the latest in the long line of horror movie remakes, this time of A Nightmare on Elm Street. Based on other such remakes, you’d expect that they really upped the sex, drugs, and … Continue reading

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