Halloween Viewing – Week Three

Reviewed: “Night of the Hunter,” “The Fury,” “Carrie,” “1922,” “Horror Express” and “Mindhunter.”  A few gems found in our #31DaysOfHalloween movie marathon before I roll out the big guns for the final week! Here we go. “Night of the Hunter” (1955) – This might be the only movie Charles Laughton directed (a shame – it’s…

Halloween Viewing – Week Two

Pseudo-themes are developing this year in our #31DaysOfHalloween movie-watching marathon. Check it out: “Bride of Frankenstein” (1935) – “Frankenstein” ended neatly, yet Hollywood demanded a sequel. James Whale delivered it. This movie pays homage to Mary Shelly and friends while still being a true monster movie that’s also loaded with pathos and humor… all packed…

Halloween Viewing – Week One

I love Halloween month. It’s one of the only times of the year the wife is open to watching horror films, my favorite brand of escapist entertainment. We’ve been married twelve years, so in Halloweens past, I’ve already shown her the all-time classics, like “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” “Alien” and “The Thing” — and…