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Merry Chasemas

9 films

A while back I accidentally started a bizarre family tradition by watching two Chevy Chase movies two Christmas Eves in…

  • Bordello of Blood
  • Saw X
  • Night Game
  • Shadow Builder
  • Saw II

Shocktober Spy X: I Want to Play a Night Game

44 films

Believe it or not, I've been charting 31 days of horror movies on Letterboxd for 10 years now. I have…

  • D3: The Mighty Ducks
  • Zoolander
  • The Social Network
  • Tommy
  • Our Wife

My Birthday Movies

20 films

These are the movies I remember having seen on my birthday, plus the ones I know I saw on my…

  • Fleshpot on 42nd Street
  • How a Mosquito Operates
  • Where Eagles Dare
  • The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • Golden Eighties

Movie Disco 2022

19 films

January is almost over and I just remembered to do a discovery list for last year. Look, it's been kind…

  • Strange Days
  • End of Days
  • Belly

New Year's Eve: 1999

3 films

Great moments in sequencing: Yesterday I watched End of Days before a screening of Strange Days purely because it was…

  • Modern Problems
  • The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • Barbarian
  • Taste of Fear
  • Roadgames

Shocktober Spy IX: I Can Hear My Mummy Call

32 films

Wow, can it be?? The book closes on yet another Shocktober? This was a fun one, taking me from very…

  • The Bat Whispers
  • Dark City
  • Avalon
  • The Hot Rock
  • Strange Confession

My NeoText Essays

28 films

Late last year I started submitting essays about genre films and books to NeoText, a cool publishing imprint/culture blog. I…

  • Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • The Birds
  • Them!
  • Piranha
  • Invaders from Mars

The Cooley Files

7 films

One curious thing that I have noticed over the last several years is that Richard Deacon, aka hapless Mel Cooley…

  • The Tantalizing Fly
  • The Invisible Man vs. The Human Fly
  • The Fly
  • Return of the Fly
  • The Fly

Fly-Day the Thirteenth 2022

5 films

A few days ago I realized two things: I had an unusual amount of Fly-related media on my shelves, and…

  • Santa Sangre
  • Psycho
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Alien
  • Aliens

Happy Mother's Day

22 films

In honor of Mother's Day, here are some movies in which Mom plays an important part in one way or…

  • Near Dark
  • Angel Heart
  • Evil Dead II
  • RoboCop
  • Eastern Condors

Ranked: My Birth Year: Revised Edition

86 films

A Letterboxd notification recently reminded me of this appalling list that I made eight years ago. Time to give this…

  • Full Metal Jacket
  • RoboCop
  • Raising Arizona
  • Epidemic
  • Evil Dead II

Ranked: My Birth Year

25 films

Someone else did a top 20 for their birth year, I will take a slightly different approach and rank all…