31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 31]: Tonight He Comes Home

There isn’t a more iconic Halloween film than John Carpenter’s “Halloween,” and there isn’t a more important component to my Halloween tradition than the film. Each year, this film ends my long journey and it makes me reignite my belief that the Boogeyman really does exist. The classic music, the babysitting narrative and the feelingContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 31]: Tonight He Comes Home”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 30]: The Honorable Mentions

Tomorrow is reserved for John Carpenter’s “Halloween” and the icons of horror Michael Myers and Jamie Lee Curtis–the original scream queen. Today is a rundown of films that deserve some attention, and will eventually get some attention from this blog, in the Halloween season. For viewing context, I will be prepping for tomorrow by watchingContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 30]: The Honorable Mentions”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 27]: It Emerges from Within

Ridley Scott did science fiction right. So much so that it led to a number of sequels, prequels and crossovers with another successful horror franchise. “Alien” may have one of the scariest and most visceral scenes in all of horror: the emergence of the alien from the body of a crew member. That burst isContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 27]: It Emerges from Within”