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You should be watching Hannibal this summer!

Posted on April 4, 2015 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

As I’ve heard it one of the things keeping people away from Bryan Fuller’s excellent “Hannibal” TV series (which will begin its third season June 4th on NBC) is Hannibal Lecter fatigue. In an attempt to lure in curious viewers I’m going to embrace the cliché here and say…this is Hannibal Lecter as you’ve never seen him before. For one thing, it’s a prequel that takes place in the time before he was incarcerated. Here Hannibal is still a res...

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The Paranormal Activity series, when will I learn that I don't like it

Posted on May 9, 2012 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (1)

I just had a definition of insanity moment and rewatched Paranormal Activity 2, with the expectation of a different result than my reaction to the first viewing and the first movie.

Basically I was all:

....nothing's happening....

....nothings happening....

....these people are really annoying

...oh good, Micah and Katie are here, I've missed his stupid smile and their awful, shrill relationship...

....okay things are happening now, but ...

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Revisiting Pet Sematary

Posted on November 9, 2011 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

“Pet Sematary” was my first R-rated movie; that or "The Untouchables" I saw both way too young.


I watched the former for the first time since I was either 9 or 10. My first experience of it was in the basement of my sister’s junior high best friend’s house. Either she told me when to plug my ears and cover my eyes, or I did it on my own whenever I started to freak out. Consequently, what I actually remembered about the film were these fractured,...

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