Horror Half-Week, Day 4: Favorite things about… Halloween (1978)

The day of spooks and scares has finally arrived! Today, we’re celebrating with what is certainly one of my top five all-time favorite horror films. In case you missed ’em, the rest of 2018’s Horror Half-Week reviews: Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957), The Brain Eaters (1958), and The Living Skeleton (1968) The favorite film: Halloween, an iconic 1978 horror film directed by John Carpenter The … Continue reading Horror Half-Week, Day 4: Favorite things about… Halloween (1978)

Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

On this third day of our spooky celebration, we’ll be taking a look at a classic, ghostly Japanese chiller. Previous Horror Half-Week 2018 posts: Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957) and The Brain Eaters (1958) “Her wounded heart beats within my chest, torn and bleeding. It’s driving me to wreak vengeance on those beasts.” When pirates overtake the Dragon King, they kill all of its passengers … Continue reading Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

Book vs. Film: Carrie

*This post contains spoilers for the book and film versions of Carrie. In 1974, Stephen King and his publisher, Doubleday, released what has now become one of his most well-known works: Carrie. King’s first published novel, Carrie is an all-American horror story of teenage taunt and telekinesis. The story follows Carrietta White – Carrie, for short. She lives in the relatively small town of Chamberlain, … Continue reading Book vs. Film: Carrie