31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 19]: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

Today’s blog post is going to be short and sweet because this film, although seeing it a few times, isn’t one that I’ve ever had sit with me long enough to feel it. Sam Raimi’s work is certainly brutal and dark and bloody, but this franchise of films never claimed my attention as one IContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 19]: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 18]: It’s Like Piggy had the Boulder Dropped on Him Again

As a former English teacher, I tend to mentally go back to the books I taught and the literature I’ve loved for most of my life–thus why teaching English worked for me. One of those books, which happens to be one of my favorite books of all time, is “Lord of the Flies.” There isContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 18]: It’s Like Piggy had the Boulder Dropped on Him Again”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 7]: When All Else Fails, Get Lost

If I had to pick a horror film that may be more celebrated for its visuals than Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” then there would be no other film above it on that list than Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece in isolationism: “The Shining.” The story comes from the horror great Stephen King, but the visuals are very muchContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 7]: When All Else Fails, Get Lost”