In honor of Donald Pleasence's birthday, I present to you last year's ranking of the films of the Halloween franchise. With the new movie coming out two weeks from today, I'm cautiously optimistic that I'll have a new #3 or even #2 for this list. Until then, let us enjoy the slashing and pay tribute … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Donald Pleasence: Ranking the Films of the Halloween Franchise
Tag: Jump Scares
The most wonderful day of the year is finally here, fiends! I hope you have a spooky day and find zero toothbrushes in your trick-or-treat bag. Unfortunately, today is also the final day of our 31 Days of Halloween Horrorthon. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I thank you very … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
Happy All Hallows’ Eve Eve, kiddies! Nothing scares me more than a good haunted house story, and I have three lined up today that I hope will have me cowering under my blanket and sleeping with the lights on. I’m sticking to my rules, so we’re starting with a movie I’ve never seen before: The … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: Haunted House Horrorthon
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
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
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
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