Monthly Archives: October 2013

Apollo 18 – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 24

I happened across Apollo 18 on Netflix and was intrigued enough to give it a try even if I wasn’t sure if it was quite my thing. A found footage (that’s where my hesitation kicks in) movie about the “real” … Continue reading

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Dylan Dog: Dead of Night – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 23

Dylan Dog is an Italian comic series starring the eponymous paranormal investigator and his assistant Groucho. Since I don’t know Italian I’ve had to make do with the sadly short run that was published in Swedish, and the Dark Horse … Continue reading

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Tremors – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 22

My first introduction to Tremors was a friend’s older brother using the worms as monsters in a campaign for the role playing game Mutant. I didn’t actually watch the movie until years later. I’d quite like to see a movie … Continue reading

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Warlock – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 21

Warlock is another quintessential eighties movie. Two men chase each other, violently. It’s Terminator with magic. This is not a complaint, mind. Warlock may be formulaic, but it’s also entertaining. There’s never any doubt that the good guys will win … Continue reading

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Teen Wolf – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 20

Teen Wolf is certainly very… eighties. It’s a teen comedy made in 1985 so perhaps that isn’t terribly surprising, but really, it is very eighties. And apart from there being a werewolf or two in it, there’s no sign of … Continue reading

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Cronos – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 19

Cronos is very far from the typical jump scare horror. Its horror instead comes from a slow build towards the inevitable. I wouldn’t say that it’s predictable, but from early on you suspect what the movie is building towards, and … Continue reading

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Pandorum – Halloween Horror Month Movie Spectacular 2013 Day 18

Pandorum came as a nice surprise the first time I watched it. It obviously brings to mind Alien, with a similar setting and atmosphere. But it does its own thing, and does it well. I’m actually surprised by the apparent … Continue reading

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