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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 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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Shocktober Day 14 – Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Dawn of the Dead (1978) – Dir. George Romero. Starring David Emge, Scott H. Reiniger, Gaylen Ross. No, I didn’t skip 11, 12, and 13. I just didn’t feel like writing about them. I watched: Friday – Frankenstein Created Woman … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 10 – The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein – 1964. Dir. Freddie Francis. Starring Peter Cushing, Peter Woodthorpe, Duncan Lamont, and Sandor Elès. How do you make a good sequel? You take what made the last one great and make it better? How do you make … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 8/9 – The Hammer Frankenstein Films

The Curse of Frankenstein – 1957. Dir. Terrence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, and Christopher Lee. Frankenstein’s Revenge – 1958. Dir. Terrence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Eunice Gayson, Francis Matthews, Michael Gwynn   Let me start off … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 7 -Frankenstein (1910)

  Frankenstein – 1910. Dir. J. Searle Dowley. Starring Augustus Phillips, Mary Fuller, and Charles Ogle. That I can even watch this movie is nothing short of a miracle. Originally thought to be lost, the 1910 production of Frankenstein is … Continue reading

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Shocktober Day 6 – The Mummy

The Mummy – 1959. Dir. Terence Fisher. Starring Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Yvonne Furneaux, and Eddie Byrne. From Dracula to the Mummy, Hammer Films keeps popping up this month. A pseudo remake of the Universal classic, “The Mummy” was actually pretty … Continue reading

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