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The Initiation: 31 Days of Horror

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Owing to the fact that producers canned the original director because he was taking too long to film a cheap slasher film, The Initiation bears the burden of feeling both like a TV movie and an arty giallo. Unfortunately its far more of the former and less of the latter.

Mill of the Stone Women: 31 Days of Horror

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The haunting visages of the women create a prolonged, underlying sense of unease. The dead-eyes of dolls, the smoky complexions of burned or disfigured women. These images linger and fester just beneath the surface even when they’re not on screen. The psychological horror of Mill of the Stone Women isn’t easily put into words — but it is effective, often more so than the Hammer films which it is clearly emulating.¬†

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 »

31 Days of Horror: A Chinese Ghost Story

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31+ Days of Horror. 33 Horror Movies. 33 Reviews. Hooptober Challenges and Bonus Tasks. View my 2016 Cinema Shame/Hoop-Tober Watch Pile Shame-a-thon Statement here. Nature of Shame: Unwatched Blu-ray. Long overdue rewatch. Shame prep for A Chinese Ghost Story 2. Hoop-tober Challenge Checklist: Decade – 1980’s Country of Origin – Hong Kong The Advance Word: I remember being transfixed by… Read more »