Tag Archives: halloween

Sequel-Proof Movies That Somehow Got Sequels

There are some movies that you can tell the filmmakers never intended to make a sequel to. They either just wanted to tell a solid, self-contained story or they wanted to eliminate the possibility that anyone would even attempt to … Continue reading

Posted in Random Stuff, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sequels That Show What Happened Right After the First Film’s End Credits Rolled

Most sequels acknowledge the fact that a lot of time passes in between film productions by showing us familiar characters in new situations, a la Die Hard 2. After all, it probably wouldn’t have been much fun to see what … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Matchups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Movie That Scared Me as a Child More Than Anything Else: Mr. Boogedy

Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees just come across as silly to me. No, the most horrifying figure I would never want to meet in a dark basement is a man named Mr. Boogedy. Continue reading

Posted in Forgotten Film Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Forgotten Film Gems: Arsenic and Old Lace

Frank Capra was sometimes criticized for creating films labeled as sappy. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington and It’s a Wonderful Life are prime examples of films that are superbly crafted while also dripping with sentimentality. Today I’m going to talk about … Continue reading

Posted in Forgotten Film Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Movie Matchups: The Sixth Sense vs. Ghost

Don’t you just love that sleeper hit from the 1990s about a ghost who stays on earth after he dies to try to help the people he cares about? Which movie am I talking about: either 1999’s The Sixth Sense … Continue reading

Posted in Movie Matchups | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Joke of the Week: Executioner

What does an executioner read in the morning? The answer is…

Posted in Joke of the Week | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Forgotten Film Gems: Clue

Believe it or not, next year’s Battleship will not be the first movie ever made based on a board game. That dubious honor goes to 1985’s Clue. But don’t let the fact that it’s inspired by a silly game meant … Continue reading

Posted in Forgotten Film Gems | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments