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  • Eaten Alive

    Eaten Alive

    ★★★★

    Spooky Scary Horrorthons 4 - Film #21

    On a dull, rainy day Mr. Hooper put a copy of Psycho and Texas Chainsaw Massacre in a blender and the nightmarish result was Eaten Alive, another showcase of the nightmarish south as told by Tobe Hooper.

    Much like in Texas Chainsaw Massacre where a group of teenagers find themselves stuck in the worst parts of southern USA, Eaten Alive also puts a bunch of oblivious people right in the middle of nowhere,…

  • Diabolique

    Diabolique

    ★★★★★

    Spooky Scary Horrorthons 4 - Film #20

    From the very first scene, where a water puddle is zoomed in on as it is run over by car, water is given a lot of attention and as the murder plot that Diabolique is focused on moves along, the water will keep playing a major role.

    Tightly directed and filled to the brink with suspense, Diabolique feels a lot like a Hitchcock film (he was interested in directing a film based on…

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    Spooky Scary Horrorthons - Film #16

    The term timeless is being thrown around a lot, but John Carpenter's "The Thing" hasn't actually aged a single second in 32 years. The masterful use of godlike practical effects and impeccable suspense is something that is rarely seen in the world of cinema at such an impressive level.

    The story centers around a group of burly men (including a heavily bearded Kurt Russell and my #1 man crush Keith David) working at a…

  • An American Werewolf in London

    An American Werewolf in London

    ★★★★

    Spooky Scary Horrorthons - Film #13

    If you want a good werewolf film you don't have to look any further. An American Werewolf in London may be one of the most masterful films of the werewolf sub genre and in many ways it surpasses every other film when it comes to werewolves.

    When two American backpackers comes across a little village in the Yorkshire moors they decide to go to a cute little pub named "The Slaughtered Lamb". After a…