31 Days of Horror – Day 11: Halloween 6 – Producer’s Cut

Not too bad of a sequel. Daniel Farrands and company did their best in trying to sort out the “Thorn” cult nonsense touched upon in Halloween 5. But trying to explain Michael Myers’ motivation and tying it to an ancient Druidic cult, constellations, and bloodlines etc. made the movie a lot less scary, less aboutContinue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 11: Halloween 6 – Producer’s Cut”

31 Days of Horror – Day 9: The Junction Valley Railroad Halloween Spook Train

Located just outside of Birch Run, the Junction Valley Railroad Halloween Spook Train has been chugging along now for 32 years.  The ride takes you on a “spooktacular” 2 mile, 22 minute jaunt though a plethora of Halloween scenes ranging from rather creepy to laugh out loud funny.  You’ll pass through cemeteries, over bridges, trestlesContinue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 9: The Junction Valley Railroad Halloween Spook Train”

31 Days of Horror – Day 8: Angry Video Game Nerd – Halloween Episodes

31 Days of Horror – Day 8: Angry Video Game Nerd – Halloween Episodes. I watched a bunch of AVGN Halloween episodes (Friday the 13th, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dracula, Frankenstein, Castlevania, Halloween, A Texas Chainsaw Massacre) tonight as I toiled away in the workshop.

31 Days of Horror – Day 5: The Haunting of Northwest Michigan

2015 will mark the 28th year that WTCM radio DJ Steve Cook has produced the Haunting of Northwest Michigan, a yearly 30 minute collection of ghost and scary stories aired on Halloween night. Steve’s offerings veer from anything gratuitous and gory and fall more in line with old fashioned radio style stories. Adding to theContinue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 5: The Haunting of Northwest Michigan”

31 Days of Horror – Day 4: The Walking Dead: Season 5

Currently burning through Season 5 of ‪The Walking Dead on ‎Netflix. I wanted to try and ration the season out and make it last until the end of the month but it’s been pretty damn spectacular thus far and I don’t see that happening.

31 Days of Horror – Day 2: Dogman Double Feature

Set in and filmed in northern Michigan, this local thriller is a solid, low budget affair dripping with a ton of atmosphere, has a solid script and above par acting for a smaller film. From MichiganDogman.com: “Dogman follows Hanklin Purvis, a strong-willed outdoorsman, and his wife Dorothy, as they face a series of mysterious events.Continue reading “31 Days of Horror – Day 2: Dogman Double Feature”

31 Days of Horror 2015 – Day 1: Castlevania

It’s October again and that means it’s time for the 31 Days of Horror. An annual tradition that finds me immersing myself in all things ‎horror. Whether it be scary movies or books, horror themed ‪comic books or video games, everyday has a touch of darkness. For day 1, I’ll be taking a stroll throughContinue reading “31 Days of Horror 2015 – Day 1: Castlevania”