As many of you already know, I’m kind of a horror movie nut. Not the gross stuff and not the super schlocky stuff, but give me classics like Psycho and The Exorcist, spooky ghost stories like The Orphanage or The Conjuring, or fun horror-comedies like Shaun of the Dead or Zombieland, and I am a happy camper. Continue reading
I don’t know about you guys, but I am getting super psyched for the upcoming season of FX’s American Horror Story. We’ve roamed the bloody, ghost-filled halls of Murder House, we’ve been locked up in a severely twisted asylum, we’ve cast spells with a coven full of sassy witches, and now it’s time get a ticket for the freak show. Continue reading
Here we go again! Got another Duet for you guys! This one tackles a couple of recent DVD releases. Correction: one is recent and the other I thought was recent, yet I discovered it was released in May. Haha. But it works out because both of these movies address classic monsters, though one does a better job than the other. Continue reading
I found this the other day, and I simply couldn’t resist. Ever seen any of those pawn shop shows? The Television Academy decided to have a little fun before the Emmy Awards kicked off by bringing in three actors for one of the most glorious pawn shop spoofs you will ever see. Continue reading
Any of you who know me even a little know that I had been anticipating last Saturday for some time. The reason? Everybody’s favorite Time Lord, the Doctor, was all set for the beginning of another season. But this wasn’t just any season premiere—this was the first adventure for a brand-spanking new Doctor. So does this new fella live up to all the hype? Continue reading
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. It’ been sweeping the internet and making its rounds with a ton of folks. Benefiting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), the Ice Bucket Challenge is pretty straightforward: you dump a bucket of ice water on your head to raise awareness for the disease. Or you can simply write a check. Or you can do both! Continue reading
Have you heard about Zoe and Rob’s epic Alfred Hitchcock Blogathon? Because if you haven’t already popped over to check it out, you really should. I made my debut on it today with my review of Vertigo. Go and have a little looksee!
Originally posted on The Sporadic Chronicles of a Beginner Blogger:
I am so thrilled today to be hosting the wonderful and delightful Cara of Silver Screen Serenade as a part of the massive Alfred Hitchcock blogathon which I am hosting with Rob. If you aren’t already following Cara, hop of over there right now, change that, then come back and read what she has to say about Vertigo. When you’re done, you can always go back and have a look see at the Shenanigans she gets up to.
“Oh, Scottie. I’m not mad. I’m not mad. I don’t want to die. There’s someone within me and she says I must die. Oh, Scottie, don’t let me go.” – Madeleine Elster
Number of Times Seen – 1 (23 July 2014)
Brief Synopsis – “A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.” (from
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