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Guest Post: “The Castle of Otranto” The Father of Gothic Romances by Moody Moppet @MoodyMoppet #GuestPost #Blogtober #Books #BookBlogger

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Please welcome our our guest, Moody Poppet! She’s got a wonderful book to share with us today! “The Castle of Otranto” – The father of Gothic Romances. Before you decide to grab Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series, give this history shaping creepy tale…

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Hold the Dark (2018)

In a cold Alaskan town, three children are dead after being kidnaped by wolves. A worried mother Medora Slone (Riley Keough) whose six-year-old son is missing hires writer Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright) to track down her boy in the snowy wilderness. Knee-deep in snow Core goes out to locate the boy’s remains only to find nothing and recognize…… Continue reading Hold the Dark (2018)

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Hereditary (2018)

I haven’t been having nightmares from a movie in a long while, but Hereditary managed to sleep deprive me of about half of the night. I love Horror flicks, and I love the adrenaline involved and it only took a glimpse at Toni Collette’s face to convince me this film is IT for this Friday…… Continue reading Hereditary (2018)

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Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

I don’t get to catch up on a lot of new movies lately, but I’m a nostalgic person and tend to keep with older movies anyways. I like them, especially when they are classics, like this exquisite animation directed by symmetry enthusiast, Wes Anderson. Fantastic Mr. Fox tells the tale of an urbane fox that…… Continue reading Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

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Happy 60th birthday to Tim Burton

  Tim Burton is turning 60 tomorrow and for the occasion, all of his movies are showing today and tomorrow on tv. From Nightmare Before Christmas and Ed Wood to Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands. Yeepy! So this weekend I get to recollect on my favorite Burton movies. Timothy Walter Burton was born 60 years ago…… Continue reading Happy 60th birthday to Tim Burton

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Pfeiffer Blogathon – Frankie and Johnny (1991)

Happy 60th birthday to Michelle Pfeiffer! And thanks to Paul S.  – a dedicated lover of Meg and Michelle – for a kind reminder. Here’s to Pfeiffer Blogathon! Michelle is Hollywood’s classic blonde bombshell that won me over with many of her eclectic roles – the very deranged Selina Kyle (Batman Returns), the very challenging Laura Alden…… Continue reading Pfeiffer Blogathon – Frankie and Johnny (1991)

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Deeply Unsettling

Playlists of Psychopaths Movies have tricked us. They made us believe that Classical music and psychopaths are strongly intertwined, when in fact, it’s actually R&B and Hip Hop that scratch that psychotic itch. Perhaps I’m tapping this perplexing news piece a bit late – The Guardian and Independent already covered this on September 2017 -…… Continue reading Deeply Unsettling

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Four Rooms – THE HAPPY NEW YEAR BLOGATHON!

Happy New Year, Everyone! Bring on the confetti, campaign, and festivities – 2 days to go! As we bid 2017 farewell, It’s time to make a joyful entry into 2018 with this cool blogathon hosted by Movie Movie Blog Blog – Choosing “any movie that has any kind of theme related to the last day of the…… Continue reading Four Rooms – THE HAPPY NEW YEAR BLOGATHON!

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Movies & TV Shows That Made My Childhood Awesome – Part 2

Part 2, straight up! FernGully: The Last Rainforest “But trees give life. They make the clouds, the water, the air.” Crysta All it takes is a whimsical animation, an enchanting musical score and a moral lesson to bewitch me. And that is exactly what FerGully is – magical. This one also goes straight in to my…… Continue reading Movies & TV Shows That Made My Childhood Awesome – Part 2

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Movies & TV Shows That Made My Childhood Awesome – Part 1

Remember your favorite movies and TV shows growing up? TV was great, especially during summer breaks and holidays. I used to be hooked on shows like The Fresh Prince and Degrassi, Heartbreak High and Beverly Hills 90210… those were the days! I used to frantically rent the Marry Poppins video every Friday, borrow Grease from…… Continue reading Movies & TV Shows That Made My Childhood Awesome – Part 1