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Reviews & Criticisms of all things Film related.

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Stranger Things (2016)

I was a bit iffy about this series when it first came out. I don’t know why. I think it was because I had forgotten how great an actor Winona Ryder is. So it took me a awhile to actually sit down and watch it. I figured I would watch one episode before bed just to see how it was. Next thing I knew the sun was rising and the season was over. The show is so good, that I did not even notice that I had binged the whole thing until it was over. Thank god for the discovery of caffeine, otherwise I would have crashed hard before lunch. I bow before the god of caffeine!! Is there a god of caffeine? I’m getting sidetracked.

Stranger Things is set in the 1980’s, and is filled with nostalgic references to all things horror related in the 80’s. When a young boy named Will goes missing, his mother and best friends start an investigation into his disappearance, and as their search unfolds, they discover mysteries from secretive government agencies, supernatural creatures, and an odd orphan girl.

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Vampires Worth Watching

There are so many vampire movies out there, and it is difficult to pick which ones I think are the best, which is why I have compiled a list of vampires films that I currently like. I have avoided adding movies that include werewolves and other supernatural creatures, simply because I may do another list based on that sub-genre. This list is short, but it includes some new favourites and an old favourite. I believe that all of these should be on every bodies list of must see movies, even if you are not a fan of vampires.

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Scream: The TV Series.

For those of you who are fans of the franchise, Yes, Scream has now made the move from film series, to television series. More scariness to go around!

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