Category Archives: you so crazy

The Innocents (1961)

Watching Crimson Peak last month put me in the mood for a spooky story.  Something old, set in the past, and with ghosts.  Luckily, I had 1961’s The Innocents on hand.  Guillermo del Toro regards this as one of his top … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak

In his introductory essay, “Haunted Castles, Dark Mirrors,” to American Supernatural Tales, del Toro says; When I was a child–roughly seven years old–I started purchasing and collecting fantastic literature… The discovery of the horror tale at such an early age … Continue reading

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Scanners

The reason that my best friend is my best friend is she understands that I’m the kind of person who wants a movie about exploding heads for my birthday. The 1981 Canadian horror film follows Cameron Vale (Stephen Lack). He’s … Continue reading

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In the Mouth of Madness

John Carpenter channels H.P. Lovecraft in the third part of his Apocalypse Trilogy. Continue reading

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The Loved Ones

It’s holiday time, so think of your loved ones and watch the Australian slasher “The Loved Ones.” Continue reading

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Suicide Club

Are you connected? Are you involved in yourself? The 2002 Japanese cult thriller “Suicide Club” raises more questions than it answers. I love this movie so much. Continue reading

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The Skin I Live In

Do you think you’re fancy-pants for watching an Almodóvar film? I’m here to announce that “The Skin I Live In” is a straight-up horror film. Continue reading

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