The Timeless Horror of Carrie

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by fillups

Three Actresses who played Carrie White in the movies What do Sissy Spacek, Angela Bettis and Chloë Grace Moretz all have in common? They have all played a version of Stephen King's Carrie White, the much abused teenager who takes out her misery lethally and psychically on her fellow classmates. If I include the misbegotten sequel, The Rage: Carrie 2 (about Carrie's unknown half sister, on her father's side!!), I can see a total . . . more »

The Timeless Horror of Carrie

Posted on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by fillups

Three Actresses who played Carrie White in the movies What do Sissy Spacek, Angela Bettis and Chloë Grace Moretz all have in common? They have all played a version of Stephen King's Carrie White, the much abused teenager who takes out her misery lethally and psychically on her fellow classmates. If I include the misbegotten sequel, The Rage: Carrie 2 (about Carrie's unknown half sister, on her father's side!!), I can see a total . . . more »

Help! These Kids Scare Me

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the 1960 film Village of the Damned One of the scariest things a movie can throw at me is.... a creepy kid. These are the creepiest kids I have seen in movies. Check them out and see if you can stop the nightmares. 5. Village of the Damned For 24 hours an entire village falls unconscious and then wakes with no apparent ill effects. A few months later most of the women . . . more »

Help! These Kids Scare Me

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the 1960 film Village of the Damned One of the scariest things a movie can throw at me is.... a creepy kid. These are the creepiest kids I have seen in movies. Check them out and see if you can stop the nightmares. 5. Village of the Damned For 24 hours an entire village falls unconscious and then wakes with no apparent ill effects. A few months later most of the women . . . more »

Teen Horror Novel Survival Guide

Posted on Friday, October 4, 2013 by fillups

Ten I like reading scary books. I also like living safe and unharmed. After reading a bunch of terrifying novels, closing all my windows and locking my doors, I decided to make a list of helpful hints to avoid these horrifying and deadly situations. 1. Do not go to parties at remote mansions on mysterious islands. In the novel Ten, ten teenagers head out to a . . . more »

Teen Horror Novel Survival Guide

Posted on Friday, October 4, 2013 by fillups

Ten I like reading scary books. I also like living safe and unharmed. After reading a bunch of terrifying novels, closing all my windows and locking my doors, I decided to make a list of helpful hints to avoid these horrifying and deadly situations. 1. Do not go to parties at remote mansions on mysterious islands. In the novel Ten, ten teenagers head out to a . . . more »

Conjuring Up Horror

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film The Conjuring "Are you going in there alone?" asked the ticket taker at the movie theater where I was going to see The Conjuring . "No, I'm meeting friends," I explained. "Good, because no one should see that alone." Director James Wan's movie The Conjuring is not quite THAT scary, but it is an elegant and genuinely creepy movie with a terrific cast lead by Vera Farmiga. . . . more »

Conjuring Up Horror

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 by fillups

Scene from the film The Conjuring "Are you going in there alone?" asked the ticket taker at the movie theater where I was going to see The Conjuring . "No, I'm meeting friends," I explained. "Good, because no one should see that alone." Director James Wan's movie The Conjuring is not quite THAT scary, but it is an elegant and genuinely creepy movie with a terrific cast lead by Vera Farmiga. . . . more »

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse at SCCLD

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 by fillups

Scene from World War Z With the film adaptation of World War Z roaring into theaters over the past few weeks, I got to thinking about how I would survive a zombie apocalypse. I decided I wasn't quite as prepared as I ought to be so I started looking around the library for some help in zombie apocalypse survival. Besides World War Z itself, these are great books, videos and . . . more »

Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse at SCCLD

Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 by fillups

Scene from World War Z With the film adaptation of World War Z roaring into theaters over the past few weeks, I got to thinking about how I would survive a zombie apocalypse. I decided I wasn't quite as prepared as I ought to be so I started looking around the library for some help in zombie apocalypse survival. Besides World War Z itself, these are great books, videos and . . . more »

The Return of the Evil Dead

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013 by fillups

Scene from Evil Dead 2 Sam Raimi has been making big movie news in 2013. First, for directing Oz, The Great and Powerful and now, again topping the box office, by producing the big budget remake of his 1982 horror film The Evil Dead. Newcomer Fede Alvarez directed the 2013 version of Sam Raimi's cult classic. If you're a horror fan wanting to get caught up with Sam Raimi's influential . . . more »

The Return of the Evil Dead

Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2013 by fillups

Scene from Evil Dead 2 Sam Raimi has been making big movie news in 2013. First, for directing Oz, The Great and Powerful and now, again topping the box office, by producing the big budget remake of his 1982 horror film The Evil Dead. Newcomer Fede Alvarez directed the 2013 version of Sam Raimi's cult classic. If you're a horror fan wanting to get caught up with Sam Raimi's influential . . . more »

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