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Colorado: Part II

We awoke on Sunday morning with our bags packed and ready to trek into the mountains (and by trek, I mean drive). E, A, AK, AB and I all piled into the van and went on one of the most beautiful drives I’ve ever been on. 1,069 more words

Things Worth Loving

Films developed from novels

Don’t worry I am just as big of a book worm as the next, but I have to put my foot down when it comes to bombarding a director with insults. 229 more words


Ah, Spring! NOT!

All winter long, I have somewhat been waiting for spring with baited breath…although when we get the first snowfall of the season, it really is beautiful. 1,066 more words

Haunted House Of The Week: The Stanley Hotel

This is, of course, the hotel that inspired The Shining. Enough said; end of post.

Seriously though, The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, is neat and… 210 more words

Behind the Scenes of Classic Horror Movies #4

Alien 3

Dawn Of The Dead

The Shining

Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

Creature from the Black Lagoon

Friday The 13th



Room 237 (2012)

Most viewers of Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 classic horror film The Shining have strong opinions about the strange, surreal, terrifying experience. The film was an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name, but took many liberties with its source material, and included many Kubrickian flourishes, and made the film a uniquely odd and unsettling masterpiece that transcended the confines of the often schlocky horror genre. 354 more words

Contemporary Film

The 7 Best Stephen King Books

Stephen King is the undisputed master of horror fiction. Since the tender age of 12, I have eagerly devoured everything the man has written. It’s frightening how effective of a storyteller he is. 1,360 more words