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  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors 1987

    ★★★½ Watched 09 Oct, 2015

    Hoop-Tober 2015: Film 15 of 31

    To go along with the general consensus, the third entry in the Elm Street series is not nearly as effective a horror film as the first film, but along with 'New Nightmare'(which I have yet to watch) is easily the most entertaining. I found that the relatively more 'kiddish' plot, involving a bunch of teens and their fantasy dream powers, clashed with the very gruesome and dark violence, but I found myself enjoying this…

  • Night of the Demon

    Night of the Demon 1957

    ★★★½ Watched 07 Oct, 2015

    Hoop-Tober 2015: Film 14 of 31

    This seemed like it was going to be an inevitably campy b-horror film, but it ended up being fairly serious and handled with a tangible amount of class. I've only seen two of Tourneur's other films, so it was nice to see that the reserved style of storytelling he employed in 'Cat People' wasn't just a one time fluke.

    That being said, the film's pacing is a bit slow, as are many horror films…

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  • Atari: Game Over

    Atari: Game Over 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Nov, 2014 8

    Nice to see some defense for E.T.

    While not necessarily a good game, it was a very ambitious game that doesn't deserve to be called the worst ever in any stretch of the imagination.

    Like one interviewee said, "I'd rather play E.T. than any of the Call of Duty games any day".

    So would I.

  • The Visitor

    The Visitor 1979

    ★★★ Watched 28 Sep, 2015

    Hoop-Tober 2015: Film 12 of 31

    Sort of a sci-fi mixed with 'The Omen', 'The Visitor' is well known for its utter lunacy. Aryan Jesus man sends an intergalactic warrior, in the form of John Huston to thwart an intergalactic evil brewing in Atlanta, Georgia. I was expecting something positively bonkers with this film, but I was surprised that, for as strange as the plot is, it is handled in a mostly straight forward way.

    Still, that soundtrack, creepy blonde Jesus man, and the birds at the end...glorious.

    Part of Hoop-Tober 2015.