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  • Ghosthouse

    Ghosthouse 1988

    ★★★ Watched 23 Aug, 2016

    2016 ABC Horror Challenge

    G is for Ghosthouse

    This movie is far from great, but it's fun. This was mostly thanks to the gore, which definitely isn't up to 1988 standards but it has a raw, homespun charm that made me love it. The kills are pretty damn brutal, too, bringing out a few good utterances of "Oh shit!" But man, when the clown attacked the girl from behind, I was speechless and literally afraid to look behind me for…

  • The Grandmaster

    The Grandmaster 2013

    ★★★★½ Watched 17 Aug, 2016

    For some reason, I'm always hesitant to watch Wong Kar-Wai films. I almost always love them, but they're never alluring enough to get me excited enough to put the disc in and push play.

    Case in point: I bought the HK blu-ray of The Grandmaster in Sept. 2013, a few months after it was available, with the idea of reviewing it well ahead of the US release date and maybe driving some traffic to my site. But I could never…

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  • Total Recall

    Total Recall 1990

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 14 Feb, 2015

    Basically the greatest movie ever made. Move over Citizen Kane.

  • Evilspeak

    Evilspeak 1981

    ★★★★ Watched 08 Aug, 2016

    2016 ABC Horror Challenge

    E is for Evilspeak

    Evilspeak dares to ask the big questions we'd all like the answers to. Y'know, stuff like "How do you confront a bully?" "Is there a good excuse for being late to class?" and "What are the keys to the kingdom of Satan's magic?"

    This movie is super fun, a totally '80s romp about Satan, soccer, and a computer ready and willing to help our hero perform a black mass. How can I…