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I tend to rate things a little high.
As a general rule, anything I rate 2.5 or less I probably wouldn’t recommend.

Favorite films

  • Psycho
  • Trick 'r Treat
  • A Fantastic Fear of Everything
  • Night of the Living Dead

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  • Possum

    ★★★★½

  • Hellions

    ★★★½

  • Black Pumpkin

    ★★★½

  • WNUF Halloween Special

    ★★★★½

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  • Beyond the Gates

    Beyond the Gates

    ★★★

    "I just don't want to end up some drunk weirdo with an irrelevant video store."
    -Gordon

    Let's be honest, no matter how good or bad this movie may be, it was NEVER going to live up to the awesome cover art (This poster was pretty good too).

    I can't say I really loved or hated this. It was just okay. It never really got off the ground, to be honest. It's not quite fun, silly, or creepy enough to stand out. It's…

  • The Good Son

    The Good Son

    ★★★★

    I never watched Home Alone as a kid. I saw The Good Son instead. I wonder if that's where my life went wrong...

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  • Alone with You

    Alone with You

    ★★★★½

    I watched this as part of Fantastic Fest @ Home, and I would say if you give this a shot, give it at least 30 minutes. It really picks up as it goes, and I wound up loving it. It’s very low budget, but it’s a great looking film, well acted, and effectively creepy when watched alone at night. Would recommend.

  • Harmonia Solid

    Harmonia Solid

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The “I’m gonna save the world!” line at the end really won me over

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★

    Well, I've been snowed in my house for two days now, so at some point I had to rewatch The Shining. Both of them. I decided to go with the Mick Garris/Stephen King miniseries first.

    For anyone who doesn't know, Stephen King has always been vocal about his disdain for the Stanley Kubrick film. He didn't agree with the casting of Jack Nicholson among other things, so he decided to work on a miniseries adaptation with director Mick Garris, who by this…

  • Cry Wilderness

    Cry Wilderness

    ½

    MST3K: The Return #2
    Rating is based on the film.
    5 stars for MST3K.

    The host segments don't stand out too much in this episode (but really, how could they top that song from Reptilicus?). The movie riffing is very strong in this episode though. Honestly, what is going on with this movie?? I know nothing about the making of Cry Wilderness, but I have to assume they just wasted their entire budget and efforts on trained animals and said…