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My Halloween Extravaganza

So here’s the thing. I’m not a scary movie person but every year around Halloween time I like to watch horror films to mark the occasion. For me, this was the best horror movie session yet because I just so happened to watch six, yes seven! horror movies this week. Albeit most of them were vampire movies, which aren’t that scary at all, but still, I’m proud of myself. So, I’m sharing my experience with you. Enjoy!

Monday

I already shared a post I wrote detailing my experience watching these two films Monday night. Bram Stoker’s Dracula is the ultra-romantic (and dramatic) Dracula film, treating the title character as a victim of love whose dark mission to find his long-lost true love is quite something. The thing I liked about it the most is the attention to his background story to fully understand why he was Dracula in the first place and learning that he can transform into so many different things which is pretty creepy.

4/5 stars

And then there was The Lost Boys which was just plain fun! It was hilarious, surprisingly riveting, and simply one of those old 80s’ movies that you end up loving out of nowhere.

4.5/5 stars

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‘Doctor Sleep’ Looks More Like a Scary Thriller Than a Horror Movie

In case you don’t know the incredible significance of this story, Doctor Sleep is Stephen King’s follow-up novel to a horror classic, The Shining, and Warner Bros. has adapted that story, which focuses on a grown-up Danny Torrance, and turned it into a movie.

While the first teaser had me silent in mute horror (well, really suspense) this trailer wasn’t nearly as scary but that doesn’t take away from the trailer’s quality because it actually was pretty good.

The movie takes the story left behind by The Shining and modernizes it, adding more women, good and bad, to the equation and revisiting the mansion that made the first film so scary. This trailer was so intriguing in the fact that I actually kind of want to see this movie. And even though I know it will be scary, with plenty of jump scares along the way, I have a feeling this film could turn out to be a worthy sequel to one of the greatest horror movies of all time.

Here’s a poster for the movie.

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That’s somewhat creepy looking…

How did you feel about the trailer? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.

I thank you for reading and I hope you have a very good day.

‘Doctor Sleep’ Looks Scary but Is It Going To Be Good?

Stephen King is an iconic author for his disturbing, super-scary novels that have been transformed into some of the most iconic horror films of all time, one of them being The Shining.

Spoiler-alert, I’m a scaredy-cat. As a child, I was traumatized by The ExorcistChildren in the Corn, Michael Jackson’s Thriller, and the film that this post is dedicated to; The Shining. As a little girl, whenever I would hear the twins talking I would close my eyes, cover my ears with all of my might, and try to escape seeing and hearing The Shining in my presence. Only a few years ago did I finally muster the nerve to watch the film all the way through–I only covered my eyes once which was an achievement–and when the movie was finished I was proud to say I finally finished the movie.

Yesterday the bestselling Stephen King-novel-turned-sequel-to-The Shining, Doctor Sleep, revealed its first teaser trailer. Before you see the trailer here is the film’s synopsis.

Years following the events of “The Shining”, a now-adult Dan Torrence meets a young girl with similar powers as his and tries to protect her from a cult known as The True Knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal.

Sounds harmless enough but with Stephen King, nothing is ever that simple. Here’s the trailer. Continue reading ‘Doctor Sleep’ Looks Scary but Is It Going To Be Good?