Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Melancholy Death of Filbert’s Pet Plant

So for Halloween, I thought I should do something special. Namely, look back at my previous articles, find something I only touched upon briefly, and then look at it in more detail. You may recall last year I looked at … Continue reading

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Hunk

I may have put the Devil on my list of monsters I can’t take seriously anymore, but I still can’t help but have a soft spot for stories where Satan or a Satan-like figure serves as the antagonist. The Devil, … Continue reading

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The Seven Best Halloweeny Episodes of British Sitcoms

You know, watching horror movies is a fine Halloween tradition, especially if they’re bad ones. Halloween is meant to unify amusement and abominations into a unified whole, and what better way to do that then to laugh at something meant … Continue reading

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The Trap Door

Now, from some of my earlier reviews, you might get the impression that I don’t like horror cartoons, and to that I say, quite the contrary. Some of the weirder and sillier elements in horror work better in animated format … Continue reading

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My Favourite Horror Game Monsters

Horror is a genre that, at its best, utilises vulnerability to great effect. We are scared of the monsters because if they existed, we’d be vulnerable to them. We sympathise with the protagonists – some of the time, anyway – … Continue reading

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Thankskilling 3

Now, you may ask, why look at a Thanksgiving-themed film for a Halloween thing? Well, I’m from the UK, so I don’t think it really matters when I review a Thanksgiving-themed horror movie. You also may ask, why review Thankskilling … Continue reading

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