Today’s film pick takes place in exactly this perfect setting for vampirism…Sweden.
came across today’s movie during a Tuesday night scrolling session one evening in July when I was in the mood to be frightened. I chose it because the title was La Llorona, and when you put a title with such communal nostalgic value attached to it on something chances are I am going to end up watching it.
It is pretty much universally accepted that good horror films with genuine freights are few and far between, it’s a crowded market.
It’s Friday night in the 90s, you are at the video store with your siblings and mother, it’s your birthday week so your mom lets you pick the family movie.
The protagonists of today’s film pick are odd balls used as a mirror to point out the absurdity of the notion of what an average american family is supposed to look like
Is there anything more 2020 than a film about a pair of strangers completely ruining the lives of hyper privileged yuppies in their gated lakehouse community?
Today’s film is, in my opinion, one of the best modern horror films of the last 10 years.
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Speaking from two years of experience, parenthood is scary, when the child arrives you are tasked with keeping the little fella alive and well adjusted.
The world will keep spinning when I return to the dust from whence I came, and frankly that’s a tough pill to swallow. As a society we have cast the facilitators of our end of existence rituals as ghouls because it helps us cope
Did you know that the concept of the “evil eye” is found in pretty much every single civilization?
Today’s film is the spark that would launch a global re-obsession and eventual mainstreaming of Zombie films
“It’s not easy having a good time, even smiling makes my face ache” – Dr. Frank N Furter
First off, how cool was Christohper Lee?
If you have not guessed it yet, today’s film recommendation is the 1972 genre breaking classic Blacula
Train to Busan…is that the one where Steven Segal kills a dude with a rocket?
Vincent Price…what was the deal with his voice? Is that how people from Saint Louis speak?
After the second world war Britain found itself in the slow process of rebuilding, no industry was un touched by terrors of that conflict, resources were invested mainly in returning to normal, which left very little funding for the simple pleasures like for instance….importing horror films
This film was made by Juan Lopez Moctesuma in 1977, in Mexico, a country so deeply catholic that this film was considered an affront to decency and has long since been unattainable on home video.
We’ve all been there, you get invited to attend an exclusive dance school in Germany in the late 70s
If you had access to a vampire as a high school senior would you weaponize it?
A few days ago writing a forward for the 1932 Weimar classic Vampyr by mentioning that horror films that are meant to act as a mirror of the society in which they are made. What happens when you live in a very bifurcated society
n ambitious professional woman is punished for daring to fit into a patriarchal world by being mean and is subsequently punished with a roma curse for her efforts
What do you get when you think that you are about to watch a zombie movie, but then it turns out not to be a zombie movie at all, add the sheriff from super troopers, and some britons attempting their best american accent?
In its brief existence Weimar Berlin served as a cultural hub of progressive thought and arts, it gave the world Dadaism, Bauhaus Architecture, and of course some of the most innovative films known to man…at the time.
Panos Cosmatos seems like a cool dude with whom to watch movies. His father, George Cosmatos, directed two Stallone classics, “Cobra” and “First Blood”, as well as the 90’s cowboy classic, “Tombstone”.
The Halloween season has begun, to help you celebrate we will provide you with 1 film and song recommendation every day of Espantobre.
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August 11 is election day, don’t forget to vote
he National Autonomous University of Mexico, UNAM, is the biggest university in Mexico. It has 128 degrees and 31 campuses in Mexico and 14 in Countries like Canda, Germany, and of course here in the USA. One of them is closed to us, in Chicago.
A yunta is a two wheeled wooden wagon, about ten feet in length and six feet wide. used to haul equipment, generally pulled by two strong oxen. The animals are more typically used also pull an harado, which is a type of horizontal laying drill used to loosen dirt in an effort to plant seeds easily.
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What a time to be alive. This is not just one of, it is the biggest civil rights movement in the history of America. So much has been accomplished in these last 12 days, but there is still much to be done.
he obsession with authority and control and how that plays out differently based on race is something that is discussed, but for many of us did not really resonate until now
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