Five Classic Films to Watch This Halloween

Last Halloween I talked my husband into watching “Carrie,” and he still hasn’t forgiven me. Watching a blood-drenched teen use her telekinetic powers to exact revenge on the classmates who bullied her wasn’t Anthony’s idea of a good film. 1,036 more words


60 Years Later, ‘The Bad Seed (1956)’ Still Eerie As Ever (Review)

Written by: Tera Kirk

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Cast: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart, Evelyn Varden

Rhoda Penmark is an adult’s favorite kind of kid. 438 more words


Creepy Dolls vs Creepy Children


I’ve been asking myself this question for a while. Which is scarier: Children or Dolls?

Personally I think kids freak me out the most when it comes to horror films. 352 more words


Movie Myths: Horror Edition

Fear is a commodity. That’s why the critical bomb No Good Deed handily took the box office in its opening weekend. We love to be scared, as long as it’s in the safety of a movie theater with the grip of a friend’s clammy hand and the scent of stale popcorn to remind us that we are far from danger. 655 more words

TDQ Articles

The Bass I'm Not All About

At first the man seated behind me (@ Portland Center Stage’s auditorium) spoke in normal, muted, waiting-for-the-play-to-begin tones to the woman beside him. I caught the phrases, “attempted to,” “many months,” and then…gulp…”decided to self-publish.” 1,700 more words

Family Life

Films in 2014: September

I managed to watch a decent number of Best Picture nominees in September (not in the double digits but almost!), including a couple from the 90s and one from the 80s, which are two decades where I’ve probably watched the least nominees. 888 more words

Films In 2014

The Bad Seed - Caviar

This is the lead single from the OBS alumn’s forthcoming album Coreyography.