• The Devil's Candy

    The Devil's Candy

    POWERCHORDING YOUR WAY OUTTA SATAN LIKE A MOTHERFUCKING BOSS

    [Film #1 of hooptober marathon]

  • Moon

    Moon

    ★★★★★

    Sam: "Gerty, we're not programmed. We're people, do you understand?"

    Me: ...
    ... [thinking intensely]
    ...
    ... [head blows up]

  • Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    DONALD.
    MOTHERFUCKING.
    PLEASENCE.

    [Film #11 of HoopTober]

  • Baskın

    Baskın

    ★★★★

    Whoa! What a little-known gem this turkish film is!

    If you don't know anything about it, listen to my advice, GO WATCH IT NOW, MY FRIENDS!
    I think the less you know about the plot the better. (Just one thing: the gore level is pretty high. If you're comfortable with that, then proceed)

    Also: MOST SCARED & SCREAMING POLICE SQUAD EVER


    [Film #10 of HoopTober]

  • From Beyond

    From Beyond

    ★★★

    Having been reading Descartes all afternoon, I decided to watch a good ol' horror movie from my watchlist (to cool down my boiling brain, too), so I randomly picked up this one and guess what? It quotes exactly that author! COINCIDENCE? I THINK NOT
    Anyway, talking about the movie, as Descartes himself once said, "What the fuck, man!"

    Based on a cool alternate-reality story, From Beyond certainly got some classic 80s virtues, like good practical special effects, gore & boobies. On the other hand, the screenplay could've been better.

    [Film #9 of HoopTober]

  • Freaks

    Freaks

    Fuck. This is heavy.
    No wonder some people were so shocked they left the movie theater, back in the day.
    But that scene with the "children" playing on the grass was really moving.
    Freaks certainly deserves its cult status. A great film.

    [Film #8 of HoopTober]

  • Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead

    Phantasm III: Lord of the Dead

    Nowhere near its predecessors' level of greatness, Phantasm III choose a more comedic approach, even too cheesy sometimes, losing part of its evocative and creepy atmosphere.
    Reggie still rocks, though; and as for the villain... boy, even the boogeyman himself can just suck The Tall Man's (silver) balls.

    [Film #7 of Hoop-Tober]

  • Friend Request

    Friend Request

    ★★★

    THE INTERNET IS BAAAAAD, PEOPLE!!! I KNEW IT, GODDAMMIT!
    AND FACEBOOK IS THE WORST, STAY AWAY FROM IT, FOR CHRIST'S SAKE!!!

    By the way, I also learned that the less facebook friends you have, the worst person you are. I got only 50... I'm pretty bad, I guess.

    [Film #6 of Hoop-Tober]

  • House of Usher

    House of Usher

    ★★★★½

    An E.A. Poe adaptation directed by Roger Corman, starring Vincent Price. What else do you want, for christ's sake? A screenplay written by Richard Matheson?! You got it!
    House of Usher is an engaging and fascinating gothic drama, that will probably leave you yelling at the screen, standing on the couch.

    On a side note, have you noticed how difficult it is for a random person to just say "Fuck off, we're leaving!" to a guy as charismatic and charming as Vincent Price, even if his character is clearly insane?

    [Film #5 of my HoopTober marathon]

  • Blood Feast

    Blood Feast

    As the Stones say, Let it bleed.
    Wonder how shocking this splatter/gore fest must've been in 1963! I'd love to see audience's faces and reactions back in the day.
    Honestly, I was expecting a worse movie than I saw. Ok, the acting is bad, editing, dialogues and some other things too, but all in all, Blood Feast is still an entertaining serial killer story.

    (Trivia: the actor interpreting the killer, repeatedly referred to as "old man" throughout the movie, was 30)

    [Film #4 of my Hoop-Tober marathon]

  • The Brood

    The Brood

    "Thirty seconds after you're born you have a past and sixty seconds after that you begin to lie to yourself about it."

    The Brood is like an Ingmar Bergman's psychoanalytic/family drama gone batshit crazy.
    Pure early Cronenberg, loved it!

    (Trivia: Art Hindle looks like a non-dwarf Peter Dinklage)


    [Film #3 of my Hoop-Tober marathon]

  • A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

    Kept my tradition of watching A Nightmare on Elm Street's movies really late at night, when I'm quite sleepy, just to be in the right mood to better empathize with the characters. (I know, I'm nuts)
    While my viewing of the excellent Dream Warriors did benefit from this "trick", this time I almost fell asleep. My fault.
    The Dream Master is not as inventive or atmospheric as its predecessor, it's certainly cheesier (comedian-Freddy starts his career in this one), and…