Tag: John Carpenter

Monster Monday: The Blob

Monster Monday: The Blob

I am burdened with glorious purpose, fiends, for today is Monster Monday! I have two monsters for you today, from The Blob (1958) and The Blob (1988). Since the 1988 version is a remake of the 1958 film, you might think that both Blobs are basically the same monster. Dearest readers, they are not. The … Continue reading Monster Monday: The Blob

Monster Monday: They Live

Monster Monday: They Live

Happy Monster Monday, fiends! Today's monster comes from John Carpenter's classic anti-establishment sci-fi-action-horror-comedy They Live. Featuring one of the most famous fight scenes and one of the most hilariously ludicrous tough guy lines in film history, They Live is a must-see. I normally only include monster photos on Monster Monday, but since today is a … Continue reading Monster Monday: They Live

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

I love a good jump scare. As I've mentioned, I am particularly susceptible to jump scares, no matter how predictable or stereotypical they are. I am startled by every window blown open by the wind and every cat that jumps yowling into the frame. They always make me jump a few feet out of my seat, but that … Continue reading Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares