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#FridayNightFright 2017

Horror is an interesting genre. It covers a multitude of movies, from cheap home-made efforts to Oscar winners like Silence of the Lambs. The longer I thought about it, the less idea I had about what exactly counted as “horror.” Sure, there were the obvious – Halloween, American Werewolf in London, Wolf Creek, The Flintstones… Continue reading #FridayNightFright 2017

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Million Dollar Idea #1: A movie-review site for dog owners

I don’t know if you know, but there’s movie review sites out there specifically for Christian parents. It tells fellow concerned Christian parents about the current releases, paying special attention to issues specific to their target audience: is there, you know, any “funny stuff”? Any pre-marital hanky-panky? Do any of the characters take the Lord’s… Continue reading Million Dollar Idea #1: A movie-review site for dog owners

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A Nightmare on Elm Street: For the Kids

It turns out that I completely missed the 80s slasher-movie craze. I wasn’t even 10 years old when it started, and too busy watching Purple Rain to pay much attention to anything more grown-up (apparently). Eventually, I did see Halloween, but the other two of the holy trinity – Friday 13th and A Nightmare on… Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street: For the Kids

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Donnie Darko: It’s Good to Talk

Why do we like what we like? It’s a tricky question to answer honestly and accurately, but let’s, in this safe corner of the scary WWW, try to be honest with ourselves. We don’t always love things for obvious reasons, for the “right” reasons, but we can love them all the same. This, for example,… Continue reading Donnie Darko: It’s Good to Talk