The Conjuring: everything horror should be

I don’t know about you guys, but The Conjuring was probably my favorite horror movie of 2013. Here’s my enthusiastic write-up from when I first saw it.

Silver Screen Serenade

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Since this is my first horror film review, I’m going to take a minute to vent by saying that I hate a solid 50 to 75 percent of recent horror films out there. Horror has become synonymous with gore, and I absolutely cannot stand an abundance of grossness. Why would I want to pay for a movie that I can’t even watch because it’s so disgusting? If I’m dishing out money for a pricey movie ticket

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Insidious: Chapter 2: less is definitely more

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It may not be the best horror film out there, but I really enjoy the first Insidious. In fact, it’s probably one of my favorite horrors of the last few years. There’s a wonderful old-school vibe to it, the family is likeable, the ghouls are creepy, and there’s a nice surprise at the end—all things that make it a fun ride. So when I heard that Chapter 2 was on its way Continue reading

The Skinny: Ten Summer Movies

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Summer is winding down and so is a jam-packed movie season. As students prepare to go back to school and adults mourn dwindling vacation hours, it’s nice to get in one last trip to the theater before we return to the daily grind. But there’s so much to choose from! How can you know what’s worth the price of that pricey movie ticket? Maybe I can help. Continue reading

The Conjuring: everything horror should be

the_conjuring

Since this is my first horror film review, I’m going to take a minute to vent by saying that I hate a solid 50 to 75 percent of recent horror films out there. Horror has become synonymous with gore, and I absolutely cannot stand an abundance of grossness. Why would I want to pay for a movie that I can’t even watch because it’s so disgusting? If I’m dishing out money for a pricey movie ticket Continue reading