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The Devil Doll: 31 Days of Horror

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Lavond’s plan is thus: Dress as an old woman who makes dolls. The She-Barrymore sends these little 1/6th doll people out to kill his enemies and ultimately clear his name. Of course once he clears his name, he’s got that whole weird crossdressing dollmaker thing to explain, but maybe we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it. Or maybe not.

Caltiki the Immortal Monster: 31 Days of Horror

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So I’m creeping off the starting gates in the 2017. One might suggest I’m creeping into this Cinema Shame/Hoop-Tober challenge like a slightly animated infinity scarf permeating a 1/10th scale model Italian chateau.

31 Days of Horror: 2017

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31 Days of Horror 2017

Halloween brings out the best and the worst of us as obsessive moviewatchers. I can only speak for myself, but I imagine my experience mirrors many of yours. When October rolls around (now mid-September because the 31 horror movies in 31 days doesn’t jive with adult schedules), horror movies dominate all channels. The wife shrugs her shoulders. Hide the more… Read more »

Summer Reading Challenge: Don’t Disturb the Dead – The Story of the Ramsay Brothers

don't disturb the dead

Don’t Disturb the Dead: The Story of the Ramsay Brothers by Shamya Dasgupta Harper Collins India (June 5, 2007) 238 pages ISBN:¬†9352644301 Unwittingly my Classic Film¬†Summer Reading Challenge jumped from the pioneers of American horror films at Universal Studios to the pioneers of horror on the subcontinent — the Ramsay brothers. For those that haven’t been exposed to the Ramsay… Read more »

Summer Reading Challenge: Universal Horrors: The Studio’s Classic Films 1931-1946

claude rains and gloria stuart in the invisible man

When I dared to undertake the reviewing of six books about classic cinema in addition to my regularly scheduled summer fiction regimen, I should have had the foresight to choose something other than a textbook-sized compendium on every horror and horror-related film released by Universal during their first and second horror cycles.