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  • Salem's Lot 2004

    ★★★★ Added

    The original Salems Lot miniseries is a classic and it is better, especially effects wise, but this remake does a lot of stuff right. Watching this time I did notice how some of the effects look downright silly. This has some creepy scenes, but the scenes from the original are the stuff of nightmares so most of these don't compare. I did think they did well casting this. I like that it has clusters of mini climaxes and the okay…

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers 1978

    ★★★★ Added

    The movie that spawned many creepy dreams for me.
    I shall write a poem for thee.

    In the light of a stark night the realization came, that many of the people you knew were not the same. Sure they did the same things, and acted almost the same until your loving spouse placed a pod inside of your house, to steal your life because they’d sold you out. Life is a remake, but how do you tell who’s changed, when…

  • Solomon Kane 2009

    ★★★½ Added

    A man is cursed, becomes a man of peace and of God but has to break that vow, even if it means losing his soul. At times I was watching this I was thinking this is a 5 star film. The lush atmosphere, fantastic cinematography, scene to scene was a visual feast to me as everything looked good and like pictures yet to be painted. Good direction for most of the film. The pacing felt brisk and I really liked…

  • Blood Glacier 2013

    ★★★½ Added

    Story is similar to Carpenters The Thing. Blood from a glacier mutates all that come in contact with it. SO BAD IT'S GROOVY won me over with its grossness and over the top efforts, like I'm not sure I was supposed to but I laughed mightily when the guy burst in flames and ran outside. The English dub was crappy, I'd rather just read the subtitles. I THINK THEY INTENDED TO MAKE A SERIOUS MOVIE AND THEN THOUGHT, LETS JUST…

  • A Haunting In Connecticut 2002

    ★★★½ Added

    Not to be confused with the terrible 2009 movie. This documentary is actually creepy. I think the letterboxd rating I see for it might be from someone who confused it with the movie LOL.

    One of the most messed up things in the documentary is that the mom had to drive 8 hours daily to get the son cancer treatments. That is why they ended up buying the house that was demon possessed. It was closer. But I was just moved by the thought of someone driving 8 hours day like that.

    Next up Haunting in Georgia, which I found extremely creepy the first time through.

  • Room 6 2006

    ★★ Added

    I think this could have worked with a bigger budget and reworking, the premise isn't bad. They could have shaved like 20 minutes off the end. Hey lets do the same scares over and over. Look out for a creepy tiny Chloe Grace Moretz.

  • Haunting of Winchester House 2009

    Added

    Where to start.
    Its seems like the true story of Sarah Winchester could make for a good haunting movie. She was widowed and inherited the Winchester gun fortune. A Psychic told her that she would be haunted by every person ever killed with Winchester rifles unless she built a house. The house had to be large enough to support their souls, so she began building a house. The psychic also told her that if work on the house ever halted…

  • Wer 2013

    ★★★★ Added

    I assume it would be easier to find a virgin in a whore house than it would be to find a good werewolf film. Well Werewolf fans rejoice. Wer is just that.

  • The Bone Snatcher 2003

    ★★★ Added

    Above average for this type of film, very good cinematography. Some good ideas, but the ending feels far too rushed for my liking. Also if you learn in the first act that you can't kill the creatures with bullets you should know guns are useless and not try to use them in the 4th act.

  • Claudine 1974

    ★★★★ Added

    Guy meets and falls for woman who has 6 children. This was pretty entertaining and decent social commentary about the welfare system of the time.

  • 28 Weeks Later 2007

    ★★★ Added

    The will somebody please think of the children sequel.
    Hey how about we make this a movie about only adults.
    Decent zombie film, but pales mightily in comparison to the excellent first film. I think one of the biggest issues with this film is that the children who are the main focus feel much too safe. It doesn't feel dramatic when everyone around the children start dying, we expect that as the children are untouchable. Bigger isn't always better and I appreciated the smaller moments from the first film.

  • Dead Silence 2007

    ★★★½ Added 4

    They can try to give the title to TI West, but to me James Wan is the Master of modern horror. I'll take The Conjuring, Insidious and Dead Silence over Innkeepers, House of the Devil and VHS any day.

    Wan gets something about horror that many people don't seem to get right these days, but it exists in a lot of the older horrors. He understands interesting settings and set pieces. From scene to scene there's always something worthwhile to look at and ponder in Dead Silence. This movie is marvelously directed. I just wish he had written a slightly stronger story.