Film History

Happy 32nd Anniversary Creepshow

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Today, November 12th, celebrates the 32nd anniversary of one of my all time favorite films, George A. Romero’s Creepshow. Written by Stephen King and directed by George Romero and featuring an all star cast Creepshow features five “jolting tales of horror” inspired by the old E.C. comics like “Tales From The Crypt” and “The Vault Of Horror”. The film mixes the perfect blend of horror and comedy with portions (like the story “The Lonesome Death Of Jordy Verille”) mixing the perfect blend of camp in as well. When things turn to horror it doesn’t skimp whether it’s grossing us out with some amazing make up effects by Tom Savini or the actual terror of creeping corpses, cockroaches aplenty, or a monster in a crate that scared me so much every dark corner or unopened crate to this day inspires feelings of unease in me. Somehow I convinced my father to […]

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge

Halloween Horror Movie Challenge Day Twelve

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I know I’m behind in these. Between the horror marathon event last weekend and the Goblin concert I was barely home. Plus my broken foot has been bothering me so I’ve been trying to take it easy which included staying off the computer. I will do a couple posts a day until I’m caught up. Though with another 24 hour movie event this weekend will will see how this goes. So, let me play catch up. Day Twelve – What is your favorite made for TV horror film? STEPHEN KING’S IT (1990) d: Tommy Lee Wallace There have been so many really amazing made for TV horror films over the years. It was hard to go between ‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark‘, ‘Dark Night Of The Scarecrow‘, ‘Salem’s Lot‘, to name but a very few. I decided to go with one that I have watched more than any of […]