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The Dead Zone (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

So, it seems like every time that I write a review of any film based on a novel by Stephen King, I always have to start out by explaining that I think, while King’s success is undeniable, the fact that he’s overrated is also undeniable.  It’s a comment that I always make and then I […]

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Werewolf of Washington (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

First released in 1973, The Werewolf of Washington is one of those obscure films that always seems to pop up in Mill Creek box sets.  That’s largely because Werewolf of Washington has slipped into the public domain and anyone can release and sell a copy of it.  (It’s also been uploaded to YouTube by a […]

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The Changeling (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

If you love horror movies, you have to track down and see The Changeling. First released in 1980, The Changeling stars George C. Scott as John Russell, a composer.  At the start of the film, he watches helplessly as both his wife and his daughter are killed in a horrific auto accident.  The grieving John […]

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The Shallows (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Have you seen The Shallows yet? The Shallows was released last month, to strong box office and surprisingly good reviews.  Ever since it came out, people have been telling me, “You have got to see The Shallows!”  Well, I finally did see it earlier today and you know what?  I should have seen it earlier. […]

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Jaws (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

There’s little that is more intimidating than trying to write a review of the 1975 best picture nominee, Jaws. I mean, seriously, what’s left to be said about this film?  Jaws is one of those movies that everyone has seen and everyone loves.  And, even if someone somehow hasn’t seen the film, chances are that […]

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The Conjuring 2 (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The Conjuring 2 will scare the Hell out of you. Seriously, I’ve seen a lot of horror films, including the first Conjuring (which I absolutely loved).  I’ve seen ghosts, vampires, demons, werewolves, psycho killers, and threats in the shadows.  I’ve seen cats jump out of closets.  I’ve seen ghostly faces suddenly appear in the darkness. […]

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Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

In Paul Schrader’s 1982 reimagining of Cat People, Irena (Natassja Kinski) is a naive young woman (and virgin) who, after the death of her parents, has spent most of her previous life in foster care.  Irena travels to New Orleans, where she reconnects with her older brother, Paul (Malcolm McDowell).  From the minute that Irena meets […]

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The Curse of the Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

So, you can add the 1944 film The Curse of the Cat People to the list of films that made me cry. And I know that you’re probably going to point out that it’s already a very long list and I know that some people believe that I cry at every movie that I see. […]

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Cat People (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1942 horror classic Cat People is often described as being a horror film where, up until the last few minutes, the monsters are mostly psychological.  And there is some definite truth to that.  The title creatures remain a mystery for the majority of the film and, up until those final minutes, the audience would […]

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My Little Sister (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

If there’s anything that I’ve learned, from my long history of watching horror films, it’s that only fools go camping.  Seriously, nothing good ever comes from wandering around in the woods or sleeping in a tent.  Inevitably, you’re either going to attacked by a zombie while you’re skinny dipping in the nearby pond or a […]