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The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

Happy Halloween! What’s better than to post about something particularly Goth today? Well, folks, you’ll be happy to know that I have just finished reading The Picture of Dorian Grey and it made me reflect upon my own life and how fun-deprived they are. #toomuchwork TMI? Too sad? Oh, well… isn’t what the blogosphere’s all about?…… Continue reading The Picture of Dorian Gray (Oscar Wilde)

Extracurricular · fantasy · horror · vampires

OMG, It’s Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Are you ready to spook the bejesus outta someone or get the jitters yourself tonight? Have you packed your candies and rehearsed your Trick or Treat? Have you gruesomely decorated your front door and backyard with fake spiderwebs, jack-o-lanterns and polystyrene graves? Have you practiced singing horrific lullabies by the fire place and…… Continue reading OMG, It’s Halloween!

Film Archive · vampires

Genre Grandeur – Let The Right One In (2008) – Sweet Archive

For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Horror Films, here’s a review of Let The Right One In (2008) by Reut of Sweet Archive Thanks again to Jane of 500 Days of Film for choosing this month’s interesting (if not uncomfortable for me) genre. Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Prime Six. …

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The Hunger (1983)

A film directed by the late Tony Scott. Miriam (Catherine Deneuve) is a vampire queen who lures her lovers into the dark side by promising them eternal youth. She is married to John (David Bowie), her companion for the last 200 years. Together they’re set to hunt their midnight pray. When John faces a strange disease…… Continue reading The Hunger (1983)

Film Archive

The ‘Burbs (1989)

It was a nice and quiet neighborhood… Director: Joe Dante I haven’t seen the film lately, but it’s one that I know so well (I proudly own the DVD). I stopped counting how many times I’ve seen it… it’s really useless. My cousin says it’s pathetic already. What can I do? This film is just great! It’s…… Continue reading The ‘Burbs (1989)

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Carrie (2013)

Directed by Kimberly Peirce Film summary:   an adaptation of the classical 1976 film which is originally a 1974 Stephen King novel. It tells the story of a Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a lonely and shy girl living with her unstable and religiously controlling mother, Margaret White (Julianne Moore). Carrie possesses special telekinetic powers which she discovers by accident, and…… Continue reading Carrie (2013)

Film Archive · horror

House on Haunted hill (1959)

A classic horror film from 1959 directed by William Castle, starring the great and late Vincent Price. Mr. Price plays the role of Frederik Loren, a millionaire fascinated by ghosts. Along with his fourth wife Annabelle, Frederik invites five people to a haunted house only to promise each and every one of them a generous…… Continue reading House on Haunted hill (1959)

TV and online

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful is one TV show you would not want to miss! A British- American TV horror based on the 19th century fiction publication Penny Dreadfuls. A series of ghastly creepy stories such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein and his monster from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The London…… Continue reading Penny Dreadful

Film Archive · vampires

From Dusk Till Dawn

when action and horror come together, there’s only one outcome… chaos! i can always watch this film. i never get sick of it… or by it. this film especially has a fantastic turnover, you never would have imagined. for those of you who never seen it, it’s a must must MUST! a delicious dish, with…… Continue reading From Dusk Till Dawn