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John Carpenter’s 2018 Halloween

Guestwriter: Nick Monitto As a fan of late 20th Century horror, I have seen both ephemeral one-offs and long-lasting series. High in my fanhood are the “Halloween” films, begun by John Carpenter in 1978. The series has wandered around in its time; while the sequel began literally at the end of the first, the third movie took an anthology route, …

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A Look at the Smallfoot Trailer

  Guest Writer: John Enfield A cute story for the kiddos about today’s notion that maybe humans are the real monsters. Based on the book Yeti Tracks by Sergio Pablos, this Warner Animation Group film somehow turns that title into ‘Smallfoot’.  Apparently, Channing Tatum, James Corden, Common, LeBron James, Gina Rodriguez, Danny DeVito, etc. are just the folks to voice …

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Bob Brinkman’s 7 of the Best: Lovecraftian Treats You Might Have Missed

Bob Brinkman’s 7 of the Best:  Lovecraftian Treats You Might Have Missed Written by Bob Brinkman S.P.O.N.G.E.: Speaking of the Unspeakable (1998) This particular piece of Lovecraftian goodness is hard to nail down. Originally shot as a public access series, it was clipped together into a single movie that ran at the HP Lovecraft Film Festival. Gleefully combining horror with …

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Mike Myler’s 7 of the Best: When Muppets Run Amok!

Mike Myler’s 7 of the Best:  When Muppets Run Amok! Written by Mike Myler Good evening everyone! Today’s 7 of the Best is brought to you by the letter “M”. M is for maps, math, machines, Mike Myler, macchiatos, and (most importantly) MUPPETS! My family have been muppetheads forever. We’ve still got half the cast in the basement, I’ve probably gone …

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Simon Todd’s 7 of the Best: Unforgettable Films

Simon Todd’s 7 of the Best: Unforgettable Films Written by Simon Todd This is a list of 7 films that, on first watching them, dwelt in my mind for days afterward. I have not done any research into their plot beyond recounting my experience of watching them. What follows is based on memory alone. Eraserhead (1977) This film digs deep …

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Stephen Lee’s 7 of the Best: Inspirational Post-Apocalyptic

Stephen Lee’s 7 of the Best:  Inspirational Post-Apocalyptic Films and Television Shows for Tabletop RPG Adventures and Campaigns Written by Stephen Lee Welcome to a plethora of key films and television shows from across the ages that I found inspirational, in an Appendix-N sort of way. Are these good movies and television shows? Perhaps. It really depends on what you …