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Gerald’s Game is the After-School Special of Horror Films

Sometime during the ’90s, I read Gerald’s Game. I never particularly liked the book, although it wasn’t terrible. It was just never one of Stephen King’s more horrifying novels. It reads much like a  really well done Lifetime movie, and… Continue Reading →

The Arrestingly Entertaining Tale of Barry Seal: American Made

Thank goodness the Tom Cruise-fronted, Doug Liman-directed smuggler story, American Made, wasn’t called Mena.

Little Evil Brings New Meaning To Terrible Toddlers

Every single new step-parent has the same fears. Will my spouse’s child accept me as their new parent? Will they love me or hate me? Will they respect me? Very few actually think, “Is this child the spawn of Satan?”

Watch Your Step, This Post Has Been Slimed!

Every time I say to myself, “That was the weirdest fucking movie, ever,” I get a new screener from the good folks over at Troma and I’m introduced to something even more bizarre than before. Slimed will easily make it… Continue Reading →

Unpacking Mother!

One of my favorite activities in a theater is listening to my fellow audience members as I head toward the nearest exit. As an occasional critic, I’ve found that listening to the audience’s reaction to a film is just as… Continue Reading →

Andy Muschietti’s Version of It Doesn’t Clown Around

It’s been 27 years and Pennywise is back to feast. ’80s kids, it’s time to face your fears again. If you are between the ages of 35 to 40, there is no way you missed It as a child and… Continue Reading →

The Monster Project Faux-Documentary Review

Welcome back to a new review here on #HauntLife, the blog by a haunter just looking to share the world of horror and pop culture. This week, I am reviewing the 2017 film The Monster Project by Director Victor Mathieu… Continue Reading →

Death Note: A Film Worth Writing About

Let me start out by saying I have never read the source material for Death Note. When I saw the trailer early this spring, I was immediately interested. I am in no way a fan of anime, so subtle changes… Continue Reading →

The Hitman’s Bodyguard: An Action/Comedy Suprise

I walked into the screening of The Hitman’s Bodyguard with a lot of preconceptions and expectations on just how terrible I expected it to be. From every preview and commercial it looked exactly like another mindless, shoot ‘em up action/comedy and… Continue Reading →

Charlize Theron Out Cools James Bond in Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde is based on The Coldest City, a graphic novel written by Antony Johnston. The film is pulpy and retro, basically exactly what you would expect from a graphic novel adaption. It opens with a clip of Reagan, neon lighting… Continue Reading →

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