Thursday, December 31, 2015

Monday, December 28, 2015

Monday Movie Review - BONE TOMAHAWK

When a man's (Patrick Wilson) wife is kidnapped by renegades the local Indians call "Troglodytes", the sheriff (Kurt Russell), his deputy, the man, and the woman's old boyfriend team up to hunt for her.

This is a long movie with a slow build, but the interaction between the main characters is great. The language they use is somewhat archaic, but fit for the time period.

The horror scenes are extremely graphic, if infrequent. But I also caught myself rewinding, just to make sure I saw what I thought I'd seen.

Initially, I was going to recommend a hearty RENT IT. But this movie is sticking with me. Which is why I switched to:

If for no other reason than to add it to my Kurt Russell collection. The man gets better looking as time goes on.

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Monday, December 21, 2015

Time to Trim the Tree

Ornaments by Cody Snyder

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Monday, December 14, 2015

Saturday, December 12, 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Monday, December 7, 2015

Map of US Horror Movies

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Saturday, December 5, 2015

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Those Eyes

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Nice Kitty

Monday, November 16, 2015

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Monday, November 9, 2015

Monday Movie Review - COOTIES

I love dark humor, but lately the influx of dark humor horror movies have left me a bit high and dry. But after viewing the trailer to Cooties, I decided to give it a try.

I love this movie!

Elijah Wood leads this cast as one of several elementary school teachers who have to fend off a hoard of infected children after the cafeteria fed them tainted chicken nuggets. The "teaching remarks" are so relate-able to this retired teacher, and the in jokes fly thick and fast. (Can we say Hobbits?) Plus the gore is plentiful for those of you who like their meat served raw and with plenty of sauce.

Which is why my hearty recommendation is that you

Then invite your horror buddies over for an evening showing.

Two small notes: The movie ends with a perfect setup to a second movie, which I hope there will be. And there is an extra scene at the very end of the titles.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Monday, October 26, 2015

Serve Yourself Buffet

For your next Halloween party, here's an ideal suggestion.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Monday, October 5, 2015

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Japanese Artist Carves Pearls Into Skull Jewelry

Shinji Nakaba is a Tokyo-based jewelry designer who’s been creating since 1974. Everything he makes is wearable, and Nakaba often uses unconventional materials to create his pieces. These intricately carved pearl skulls are an example of his exceptional work.
“I just want to bring brand new life to something that has no value,” Nakaba tells Magnifico. “I use not only precious metals and stones, but also everyday things, such as aluminum beer cans, plastic bottle, or even garbage,” he explains on Etsy.
“Vanitas” is carved into many of Nakaba’s skulls. This is Latin for “vanity,” and is likely a reference to 16th-17th century funerary art. Work of this type emphasized the meaninglessness of earthly life “and the transient nature of all earthly goods and pursuits.”

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Monday, September 14, 2015