Happy Thanksgiving, my friends. I hope you all have (or had) a lovely one. While we’re all eating and out shopping for Black Friday,I tried to find some Thanksgiving creature to tempt you with, but…well, this month doesn’t really lend itself to mythology very much. (There’s no Great Turkey, Charlie Brown, or anything like that…)… More Black Friday
I am participating in paranormal author Clarissa Johal‘s October Frights Blog hop. As I mentioned in my last post, Richard Mattheson’s book I Am Legend has been made for the big screen more than once. The 1964 movie, The Last Man on Earth, starring Vincent Price, is just one. People around the world are dying… More Review: Last Man on Earth starring Vincent Price– October Frights blog hop–#Octoberfrights #giveaway #zombies #movies
Vampires in pop culture Silver-Screen Vampires Hollywood has always been fascinated with vampires; from the early days of the industry with such classics as Nosferatu and Bela Lugosi’s portrayal of the Undead Romanian Count right up to the present day and works such as Dracula 2000, Interview with the Vampire and the (tragically underrated) Queen… More Vampires in Pop Culture–Movies #Octoberfrights #giveaway
DR. PETER VENKMAN Egon, this reminds me of the time you tried to drill a hole through your head. Remember that? DR. EGON SPENGLER That would have worked if you hadn’t stopped me. Dr. Egon Spengler and his crew introduced ghost hunting to a wider audience and made it cool. (And I know the films… More Freaky Friday: No ghost..busters??
Longtime readers know I’ve tried to do a movie review every once in a while. This week I’d planned to review Bill Murray’s Groundhog Day. (because, you know, it’s traditional ;)) But yesterday news came in that an actor we’ve come to love has passed away. Many people may know of Philip Seymour Hoffman from… More RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman–Movie Monday
Where the Wild Things Are (2009) Starring Max Records, Catherine Keener, Catherine O’Hara, Forest Whitaker, James Gandolfini and more… Max is a young boy with an attitude problem, plagued by an older sister and mother (Catherine Keener) who don’t seem to have enough time for him. His fits of rage serve as a way to… More Movie Monday–Where the Wild Things Are