I spent night six at 10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)

If not for this months blog theme, I probably never would have watched this tale, as I didn’t much like the first Cloverfield film. I’ve felt every “found footage” movie since The Blair Witch Project to be contrived and unbelievable, so I was pleasantly surprised that 10 Cloverfield Lane had almost nothing in common with its predecessor and that it was a great movie.

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Third night out of thirty one horrors

A Quiet Place (2018)

Holy crap, this movie was AMAZING! I was not expecting to enjoy it nearly as much as I did. This is only the third night of my month of movie monographs (yeah, that was a stretch, I know) and I can already, whole heartedly, recommend this one if you’re looking for something to get your heart pounding on October 31st.

No excessive gore, no torture, no drugs, nudity, protracted fight scenes or gross out imagery. This movie is all about atmosphere and sheer suspense.

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31 Nights of Horror!

Okay, the title is a little misleading, *cough* a lie *cough*, but I only thought of the idea yesterday, so I was late before I even started. The plan is to watch one horror movie a night, for each night of October up to and including Halloween and give my thoughts on them. Not so much as a review, but just describe how the films made me feel, what they made me think, did I enjoy them, would I recommend them… okay, I guess maybe they are reviews.

My brother and I used to watch tons of scary movies when we were younger. He wanted to be a movie makeup and effects person, I just loved horror and the supernatural. Given all the films we’ve seen over the years though, I didn’t want to re-watch things that I already had an opinion on, so I’m going to watch ones I’ve never seen before.

Since I’m behind schedule, I watched two movies last night. Wes Cravens first movie and Sam Raimis latest terror flick.

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