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Hellbent For Horror

Sep 29, 2016

Movies last a couple of hours, but you spend significant time with a book. 

Reading is a direct upload of words that transition into your own images that go right to your brain.  It can be powerful. 

And horror books let you live with the scare and the thrill for days! 

In this episode I talk about my love of reading,...


Sep 19, 2016

In this special edition of Hellbent for Horror I review the new movie Blair Witch 2016, directed by Adam Wingard. 

This is a sequel to The Blair Witch Project, and I can’t help but think of this new movie in relation to the original.  So, that’s what I do in this episode. 

I recorded some of my thoughts about both...


Sep 14, 2016

Coppola, Scorsese, Friedkin, Altman, Penn, Bogdanavitch, Spielberg…

Carpenter?

You’re damn right.

All of these directors earned their place in Cinema History.

Each of them made at least one great movie that made an impact where the film changed the direction of how movies look and feel.

Each of them influenced a new...


Sep 1, 2016

You tell me: Why is Silence of the Lambs billed as a “psychological thriller,” and not a horror film? 

It looks and acts like a horror movie.  Or is it that when movies hit it big with the general culture that we can’t label them horror movies?

I think there are lots of examples of movies billed...