Monthly Archives: October 2014

Shocktober Day 6 – Gremlins

Gremlins (1984). Dir. Joe Dante. Starring Hoyt Axton, Phoebe Cates, Zach Galligan, and Corey Feldman. A Christmas movie for Halloween time. The implications alone are horrifying. Gremlins is the tale of a struggling inventor who stumbles upon a mysterious shop … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 5 – Alice (Něco z Alenky)

Něco z Alenky (Alice) (1989). Dir. Jan Švankmajer. Starring Kristýna Kohoutová. I’m sure you’re familiar with Alice in Wonderland. Even if you’ve never read Lewis’ novel, you’re probably heard of the animated Disney movie, Tim Burton’s 2010 rendition, American McGee’s dark and twisted version, … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 4 – Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue (1997). Dir. Satoshi Kon. Starring (Enlgish Cast) Ruby Marlowe, Wendee Lee, Barry Stigler, and Bob Marx. Perfect Blue tells the story of a young starlet, Mima, who decides to leave behind her promising career as a pop-idol in … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 3 – Cube

Cube (1997) – Vincenzo Natali. Starring Maurice Dean Wint, David Hewlett, Nicole de Boer, and Andrew Miller. A few years ago, I watched “Cube 2: Hypercube”. I was amazed by the sheer level of schlock. I had heard of the Cube, … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 2 – The Eye

The Eye (2002) – Dir. The Pang Brothers. Starring Angelica Lee, Lawrence Chou, Edmund Chen, Yut Lai So. Who doesn’t see dead people anymore? Haley Joel Osment, Jessica Alba, funeral directors – this list goes on and stops abruptly. The Eye … Continue reading

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Shocktober 2014 – Another year of this drivel

Another October. Another 31 movies. I actually did it last year. But if you were to read this page (yeah, I know – i’m the only one), you wouldn’t know it. I got lazy and began simply posting brief snippets … Continue reading

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