Tag: Jump Scares

It Was the Boogeyman: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

It Was the Boogeyman: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

In addition to being one of the finest horror films ever made, Halloween also introduced the world to one of the most enduring horror characters of all time: Michael Myers. Silent, relentless, and remorseless, Michael Myers is the boogeyman who lurks in dark corners and underneath beds, waiting with inhuman patience to make you his … Continue reading It Was the Boogeyman: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise

Summer Camp Slasher Movie Thunderdome

Summer Camp Slasher Movie Thunderdome

It's summertime at We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone HQ, which means one thing: it's time for SUMMER CAMP SLASHER MOVIE THUNDERDOME. Three movies enter; one movie leaves. I will judge Friday the 13th, The Burning, and Sleepaway Camp in several different categories of my choosing and then declare a winner. Like any good slasher, … Continue reading Summer Camp Slasher Movie Thunderdome

Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

Texas Frightmare Weekend is almost here, which means it's time to check my progress on my list of movies to see before the con. To be perfectly honest with you, I didn't know if I'd manage to watch any of these, so I'm thrilled that I've actually crossed some off the list. Opera This was … Continue reading Ed Harris Should Never Dance, and Other Pre-TFW Thoughts

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