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The Zone

Sunday, January 29th, 2012 Horrorthon Posts

Okay, let’s get into it. Here are my top ten (links are to Wikipedia pages, which have spoilers): “The Four of Us Are Dying” Not especially scary (as the Zone goes) but this one has incredible mood and atmosphere (in a heavily abstracted film noir kind of style) and, like all first season episodes, has […]


You can’t see the actor

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 Horrorthon Posts / Movies

Minor cinematic observation: some of the best directors have used this really great counterintuitve technique at extremely dramatic moments in their movies. The protagonist is at an absolutely critical juncture in his/her story, and (usually) is having a conversation; maybe it’s on the phone, or maybe it’s with somebody else in the room. (Or maybe […]


2012 predictions

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 Horrorthon Posts

I’m just curious what everyone thinks. Here’s my take: Sherlock (Season 2)Already seen it (all three episodes): it’s fantastic!Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace 3DI’m more partial to the prequel trilogy than probably anyone else here on Horrorthon. I’d even go so far as to say that The Phantom Menace is kind of comparable […]