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Forgotten Classic: The Hospital

In the spirit of October and Halloween I tune into my usual horror selection. However, while searching through Amazon Prime for an unseen gem I discovered 1971’s The Hospital. The film centers around George C. Scott a severely depressed doctor who has grown apathetic to the ever-increasing unrest around him both within and outside the…

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IT is Fantastic!!!

This flick hits every notch on the “teen thriller” scale. While it’s odd for a Horror film to debut in September, this one seems appropriately timed. With the success of shows like “Stranger Things” and an ongoing acceptance of movie remakes IT hits the mark. Stephen King’s thousand-page source novel makes for a difficult transition…

In Memoriam

John Hurt: John Hurt died with over 200 titles to his name. That doesn’t just happen to any actor. That happens when you have a man who could play every emotion in the human lexicon. His turn as rich in the 1960s “Man For All Seasons” put him on the map. He played character so…

Wes Craven, Horror Master, Dead at 76

The world lost a visionary tonight. Generations go by without any change to the status-quo leaving man uninspired. It takes an imagination to look at the sameness and step to the left. That is what Wes Craven did so very well. He introduced flavor back into the chewed out American film genre especially horror. For…