Category Archives: horror

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012) Rated R

When a woman and her child move into the neighborhood, strange things start to happen. Starring Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively. The Paranormal Activity franchise is one that uses cheap thrills to make you think there is more to … Continue reading

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Bates Motel (A&E) Rated TV-MA

A prequel to the film Psycho, showing how Norman Bates’ psyche transforms through his teenage years and how intertwined his relationship with his mother is. Starring Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore,   Max Thieriot. Even though I love Farmiga- the more I see … Continue reading

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Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016) Rated PG-13

A widowed mother and her two daughters bring a Ouija board into their home to bolster their séance business, but instead invite an evil presence into their home. Starring Annalise Basso, Elizabeth Reaser, Lulu Wilson, Henry Thomas. This is an … Continue reading

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Blair Witch (2016) Rated R

Finding footage of his lost sister, James and his friends head out to woods where the footage was found. Starring James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Corbin Reid Wow, this is definitely a rehashing of the original story. There are no … Continue reading

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Yoga Hosers (2016) Rated PG-13

Two teenage yoga enthusiasts team up to fight off evil Nazi clones that disrupt their party plans. Starring Lily-Rose Depp, Harley Quinn Smith, Adam Brody. This has got to by far be the worst film I have seen this year. … Continue reading

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The Living and the Dead (BBCAmerica) Rated NR

A young couple inherits a farm, but supernatural forces seem to be at work against them. Starring Colin Morgan, Charlotte Spencer, Malcolm Storry, Kerrie Hayes, Nicholas Woodeson. At first, I wasn’t sure what kind of show this was trying to … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows (ABC) Rated NR

The rich Collins family resides in Collinsport, Maine, where supernatural occurrences occur. Starring Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles. A soap opera that ran for five seasons (1966-1971), this show reveals how far we have come in television programming.  It … Continue reading

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Channel Zero: Candle Cove (SYFY) Rated NR

An anthology series about the stories of Creepypastas, Candle Cove is the story of a child psychiatrist who goes home to investigate the disappearance of his twin brother and other children back in the 80’s. Based on the story Candle … Continue reading

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Halloween Films

 Psycho (1960) Rated R A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer’s client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.  Saw (2004) Rated R Two strangers … Continue reading

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The Darkness (2016) Rated PG-13

A family comes home from vacation and unwittingly brings home a supernatural entity. Starring  Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, David Mazouz, Jennifer Morrison, Paul Reiser, Ming-Na Wen. There is nothing exceptional about this textbook thriller story.  I did find some elements problematic, … Continue reading

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