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The Haunting of Spooktober

The Haunting of Spooktober

The most recent Spooktober viewing was done over the past weekend, when Laura and I binge-watched all ten episodes of Netflix’s new series, The Haunting of Hill House. TL;DR version: HOLY FUCKING SHIT. To unpack that a bit more: Shirley Jackson’s novel is one of my all-time favorite horror books.

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The House of Spooktober

Last night’s Spooktober viewing was a 1974 British horror flick that I’d never seen before — a rarity, to be sure. Vampyres (released in the US as “Daughters of Dracula”) is a film that sits precariously on the fence between contemporarily-set early-70s Hammer and Lesbian sexploitation softcore — which is

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Night of the Living Spooktober

Night of the Living Spooktober

Last night’s Spooktober viewing was The Void, a Canadian film funded on IndieGoGo in 2016 for $82,000.  I’d heard good things about it, and I wasn’t led astray. More than anything else, the film — with it’s reliance on practical effects over computer-generated imagery, it’s small cast and single location,

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