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  • Alien



    "I can't lie to you about your chances... But... You have my sympathies..."

    Hooptober challenge film no 26.

    I once heard this called 'a thinking person's horror film. I am not sure about that. It's a very well designed and made film but it's still about a monster on a spaceship and the lead female character appears on screen in her underwear at the finale!
    Boiled down 'Alien' is a great hybrid of 'it; the terror from beyond space', 'planet…

  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead


    Hooptober 4: movie no 17.

    It has been many years since I saw this and I had forgotten how good it is.

    The sheer simplicity and efficiency of the plot is great. The ending is a bit of a downer but fits the overall tone of the film.

    The fact that the movie happens almost in real time and the pacing make this a late night horror movie of the first order.