Here’s what I saw in October 2020, heavy (naturally) on the horror.
My third and final post on my horror excursions is right here.
Today I take a look at several horror titles, mostly from the 1970s, when things start to get interesting… It’s all here!
Today, I try to come to grips with how I react to horror films. Part I of… I don’t know, two? Three? I hope you’ll join me!
Sweetheart is on Netflix right now, and it will only take 82 minutes of your time. It’s time well spent. Read more here.
These are hard times… So why, in the midst of all this actual horror going on around us, am I strangely attracted to horror movies? Today I explore why this might be…
If you’re even remotely into weird movies, you owe it to yourself to check out this book.
I recently revisited George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, a movie I first saw in 1971 when I was nine years old. Was I too young for such a movie? Maybe. After reading this reminiscence, you might be able to tell me what you think about how it shaped me as a movie-goer. (It’s difficult for me to evaluate that with any objectivity.) In later years I saw bits and pieces (no pun intended) of the movie on cable TV, but didn’t really give it much thought until I bought the Criterion Blu-ray on a whim. So 50 years after the release of the film – and 47 since I saw it – here are my thoughts, starting with three observations:
October is off to a good start with some classic horror titles, a rewatch of a 70s horror classic, a bit of film noir, and the movie everyone’s talking about. Read on…