Monthly Archives: September 2011

Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 7 – Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher could have been awesome, and it had some really good build up.  But when you kill off your best character and then have a crazy space alien ending… well let’s just say mistakes were made. It’s originally a Stephen … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 6 – Leviathan

I watched this whole movie waiting for that scene with the 80’s CG water to touch the guy.  Yeah, wrong effing movie Scott.  That of course was The Abyss which I also haven’t seen.  But what I did see was … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 5 – They Live

Despite being made in the 80’s, John Carpenter’s They Live could easily be a commentary on the modern day recession.  And wow, what a fun movie!  It’s got Rowdy Roddy Piper, Keith David, aliens, one of the most epic fight … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 4 – Poltergeist

I can believe I have never seen Poltergeist before.  It was my girlfriend’s turn to pick the movie for Spook Fest and it was a 3 way tie including Poltergeist and a couple other movies that weren’t immediately available on … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 3 – Carriers

I know that by randomly picking movies off Netflix to watch for Spook Fest 2011 I’m going to run across some real stinkers.  I had never heard of Carriers but I figured it would be a pretty bad low-budget thing. Surprisingly, … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 2: In the Mouth of Madness

I had heard that In the Mouth of Madness was a good, scary film… and I guess I mostly agree with this, as the movie had its fair share of spooky moments.  Basically it’s the story of John Trent (played … Continue reading

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Spook Fest 2011 – Movie 1: Hellraiser

For the first movie of the inaugural Spook Fest we watched Hellraiser.  I’m trying to pick out some films that I somehow have never seen, and this series is one of them.  When it was new, back in 1987, I … Continue reading

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