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  • The Seashell and the Clergyman
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Women in Horror Month

37 films

Just finished reading Alexandra Heller-Nicholas' 1000 Women in Horror, in which any way that women relate to the genre is…

  • The Godsend
  • Mr. Wrong
  • Deadly Dreams
  • Kitchen Sink
  • Tale of a Vampire

Wild Women and Steak Knives

28 films

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas picked these to write about for her Fangoria column:

  • The Hands of Orlac
  • The Unknown
  • The Mummy's Hand
  • The Spiral Staircase
  • The City of the Dead

Hooptober Nine: Screaming Alone Together

40 films

To be a fan is to scream alone together.

That's a quote from Hannah Ewens' book on female music fans,…

  • Dead End
  • Destry Rides Again
  • Colorado Territory
  • Twelve O'Clock High
  • The Battle of the River Plate

Fifteen for now

29 films

Keeping some titles warm for those occasions when my son asks me for recommendations. General thoughts: 1. Older movies that…

  • Afterbirth
  • Blame
  • Blood Runs Down
  • Hair Wolf
  • Newborn

GraveyardSister's Black Women Horror Directors

13 films


Missing: Britt Banks's RONALD (2019) **youtube Moesha Bean, OTHER (2018) **youtube Paulina Bugembe's I STOLE YOUR BABY (2018)…

  • Nightmare Castle
  • An Angel for Satan
  • Twins of Evil
  • The Velvet Vampire
  • Night School

Women in Horror Month 2

32 films

The founder originally set it in February, then decided it should be more of a "Movement" than a "Month" type…

  • After Dark, My Sweet
  • The Ages of Lulu
  • All the Vermeers in New York
  • The Ambulance
  • An Angel at My Table

1990 Watchlist

86 films

So, as with 1952 and (someday, I hope) 1965, I'm trying to follow in the footsteps of Katie Stebbins and…

  • The 10th Victim
  • Alphaville
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall
  • Bad Girls Go to Hell
  • The Black Rose

1965 Watchlist

100 films

Katie Stebbins is planning another zine, so it's time to form another list! I made it 50% through 1990 and…

  • A Dark Song
  • Midsommar
  • The Witch
  • Candyman
  • Wendigo

Top 10 Folk Horror Films

10 films

Published to HorrOrigins here.

Thanks to Kier-la Janisse and Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched, the subgenre of folk horror is…

  • 5 Fingers
  • Affair in Trinidad
  • The Bad and the Beautiful
  • Beauties of the Night
  • Bend of the River

1952 Watchlist

88 films

Trying to keep pace with Katie Stebbins' Top Ten by Year project. I can't do it, of course. She's going…

  • The Black Cat
  • Dracula's Daughter
  • Carnival of Sinners
  • The White Reindeer
  • Three Cases of Murder

Hooptober 8: Nothing is After You

42 films

Much appreciation for Cinemonster, and the way he takes his place in a great chain of inspiration. Thanks for being…

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • 3:10 to Yuma
  • About a Boy
  • The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
  • Against the Sun

The Test Drive Archive

161 films

Movies I've seen with my son.