I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by: http://apoetryjourney.wordpress.com and I just want to say thank you for nominating me. You should absolutely go and check out his amazing site!
Some people may feel like a blogging award doesn’t mean anything, but I love receiving these. It shows how ones passion for blogging gets recognized and I just want to thank all of you that are following me or even just stop to view my page. It means so much to me and I just wanted to let you all know I appreciate it!
Here are the rules for this award:
1. You must thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
2. You must list the rules and display the award.
3. You must add 7 facts about yourself.
4. You must nominate 15 other bloggers and comment on one of their posts to let them know they have been nominated.
5. You must display the award logo and follow the blogger who nominated you.
7 facts about me:
1. I am a big movie person, I would love to just sit at home all day and watch films.
2. Although I don’t consider myself a gamer, I do love playing NBA 2k14, I play whenever I have the time.
3. I have grown a passion for blogging, every time I watch something I have to blog about it.
4. If I were offered a Movie Critic job, I would take it right away.
5. I’m an animal person.
6. Halloween is my favorite holiday, you can probably guess why.
7. I’m in love with chicken cutlets, can eat them 24/7.
If I didn’t put your name down I am sorry, it was difficult only choosing 15 people. If your name wasn’t on the list feel free to leave a link to your page in the comment section.
I lastly just want to thank my guest bloggers, they are a major part of this site and I appreciate all of your work. Thank you for being guest bloggers on Horrorville, you guys are the best!
Plot : A remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho, the film is about Marion Crane, who after stealing $40,000 cash, leaves town and ends up at the Bates Motel where she meets the troubled Norman Bates who seems to be dominated by his mother.
Review : What can I say about this film? Well, I actually really enjoyed this film, I’ve read too many reviews on how the film sucked and how a lot of people hated it. I will tell you this, no way, absolutely no way is this movie worth a 4.6/10. I was outraged when I saw that, there are so many movie that are worse than this film, but have a higher rating on IMDb. I personally enjoyed this movie and it was filled with suspense and scares. It wound up being a good film. I can understand people are mad that it is the same thing as the original word for word. There was no reason to remake it, but don’t hate the movie solely for that reason.
The story was great and can really keep the viewer entertained. The story is filled with suspense, so that does a good job with keeping the viewer entertained. Throughout the story you can’t help but feel bad for him, his mother is controlling and he always has to clean up after her, literally. Overall the story is great and is highly enjoyable. What can be said about the acting? Vince Vaughn, that’s literally all you need to know. He did a marvelous job as the character Norman Bates and anybody that says otherwise is lying too you. He really fit the role and wound up delivering a great performance. The supporting cast also did a great job in this film, this was an all around great acting performance from the cast.
Now there were scares in this movie, and the suspense also helped keep the viewers always on edge, but the kill scenes were dumb. Probably the worst kill scenes I have ever scene in a slasher movie, which makes no sense because the movie isn’t even that old, you would think they had some effects that could make the kills better, but they didn’t. The kill scenes made the movie look like it was filmed in the 50’s. The movie also lacked in kills, really wasn’t that much, but I guess the suspense makes up for some of that. They’ll see and they’ll know and they’ll say, ” Why she wouldn’t even harm a fly.” Overall, I absolutely loved this movie and thought it was highly enjoyable to watch. The story and acting were great, Vince Vaughn really did a great job in this movie, you have to credit him for the films success. The movie lacked in kills and had probably some of the worst kill scenes I have ever seen in a slasher film. The movie can scare you, especially with all the creepy scenes the film provides, and the suspense will absolutely keep you in front of the television. I just don’t think that they fully makeup for the terrible kill scenes. If you haven’t watched this movie yet, I absolutely recommend you go watch it. You won’t regret it! This is a movie you won’t want to miss!
Just got my Chucky Blu Ray collection in the mail. This is just a little unboxing video and I give a little review for each film. This is my first unboxing video so please bare with me, lol. My uploader was also messed up so you may hear my voice talking over the other parts transitions, so I apologize for that and the ending. Hope you enjoy though! Thank you for watching!
So, carrying on with my Marble Hornets review, I carried on to watch Entry #1 which is the first clip found in Alex’s collection that Jay had taken in to his own hands.
WARNING: This may contain spoilers.
The first entry within the Marble Hornets series is actually found a few tapes in. Jay says in a clip: “After reviewing a couple of tapes and finding nothing unusual, I came across a clip that doesn’t fit in with the others.” And that’s exactly what this clip is all about. It’s very odd. Understanding that Jay has already sifted through some of Alex’s tapes, he’s whittling it down to the ones that seem to explain Alex’s quick exit.
The clip takes place in Alex’s home, not the location for his Marble Hornets short film which struck as odd because he said his aggravation over the project was due to the location. This is where things get very strange, and wholly unusual. In the clip, there is no audio as if it was disabled or had been taken out, and there’s also some minor distortion and colour saturation in the clip itself which adds to the creepy factor. Outside of the window that we see in the clip, there’s a tall figure with what seems to be no face and is wearing a suit. He turns to look at the person filming (we assume this is Alex) and he darts away from the window. The clip ends and we’re confused. This leads us in to watching more of the series, purely because we’re asking the question “WHAT EVEN WAS THAT?”
After the clip, there’s another caption that states Jay will be looking for other occurrences like that one in the future. Here, we see that this is what the series will be about and I’m looking forward to seeing how this all unfolds. We’re asking so many questions, as the main character Jay must also be asking such as “who is that” and “why are they outside Alex’s house.”
I give this entry four skulls out of five (☠☠☠☠) because of the intrigue and the oddity within.
Who doesn’t enjoy a great laugh? I for one am always willing to see some great comedy in a movie, and that can be any genre, including horror. Today my guest bloggers and I will be giving a top 5 list for our favorite horror comedies! Who says you can’t laugh and be scared at the same time? This is a versus post so make sure you fill in the poll!
My Top 5
5. Leprechaun (1993)
This has always been one of my favorite movies as a kid. The movie is about a little leprechaun who follows a man back to his house to get his gold back. He is willing to do anything, including killing people, in order to get what he wants. The film can scare you with the intense kill scenes, but the leprechaun says some funny lines whenever he is murdering someone. The leprechaun himself even looks scary, but what’s funnier than a little leprechaun trying to kill people.
4. Zombieland (2009)
This movie provides us with some good scares, creepy zombies, laughter, and some great acting. Had to put this on on my list, it’s just a great all around movie.
3. Gremlins (1984)
How can I not put this in my top 5 list? This is a classic and till this day still feel enjoyment when I watch this movie. The movie may not be 100% scary, but it can scare you and does a good job with also giving you some laughs. The creatures are also pretty terrifying as well.
2. Scary Movie (2000)
The movie that makes fun of horror movies, the one that started it all. The movie provides a little bit of scares, but the humor is off the charts. This movie was very well created and will always be one of my favorites.
1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Everyone should have been expecting this one. The movie delivers in every way possible, seriously. In my opinion no other movie can even compete with this one in the horror/comedy genre. This film will go down as one of the greats.
B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon.
4. Frighteners (1996)
After a tragic car accident that killed his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people but when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead.
3. Tucker & Dale versus Evil (2010)
Tucker & Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are attacked by a group of preppy college kids.
2. American Werewolf In London (1981)
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
1. Army Of Darkness (1992)
A man is accidentally transported to 1300 A.D., where he must battle an army of the dead and retrieve the Necronomicon so he can return home.
Talk about irony! Horror movies are designed to frighten viewers, but it’s a fascinating concept that we can actually bend them to our will for a completely different outcome…laughter. Whether it’s a horror comedy or just a spoof, I’m all about laughing at a genre that could be called the least laughable form of entertainment.
5. House II (1987)
I find many movies of the past to be nothing more than a dull bore with their cheesy effects, lower quality, and odd haircuts. But House II had such a silliness about it that I couldn’t look away. Sure, it’s lame and ridiculous with the ideas that were poured into it, but it had a fair plot filled with the right amount of humor. You may be asking why I didn’t mention the original 1986 House. This would be due to the fact that I haven’t seen it. Yeah, I’m sporadic in my movie watching…
4. Zombieland (2009)
I may not be into vampires, but I never said I didn’t like zombies. In fact, when it comes to horror cliches, zombies are my favorite! Naturally I fell for the 2009 zombie comedy that showed the world just how funny a life around zombies could be.
3. Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Stupidity has no place to hide in this hilarious horror spoof film. There are 5 Scary Moviesaltogether now, and the third one remains my favorite. I was only a kid when I first watched this movie, but it had me ROFL’ing every time I watched it! Though the franchise has now lost it’s touch, and the movies don’t provide the same level of entertainment to me that they once did, I’ll still always remember them, especially Scary Movie 3.
My apologies to the older readers. If you’re drawing social security checks you probably don’t understand the ROFL comment. ROFL means “rolling on the floor laughing”. At least it did the last time I checked. Kids these days…always changing shit.
2. A Haunted House (2013)
YUP! It’s another spoof movie! YAY! Random and dumb have become the new guidelines for humor in modern comedies. This one absolutely nailed it! It’s honestly a ridiculous excuse for a movie, even a comedy for that matter. But I can’t deny the fact that it had me laughing nearly the whole way through. I despise the Paranormal Activity movies, and found it refreshing that someone actually spoofed them.
1. Shaun of the Dead (2004)
It’s the first movie that came to mind because it is in fact, the best horror comedy that there is! Shaun of the Dead is a giggle box jump starter, just sure to get you going! Just two not so bright dudes fighting the zombie apocalypse. Who knew it could be so funny? If you haven’t seen this film, then firstly you’ll need to dig yourself out of the hole you’ve been in, and then you NEED TO SEE THIS FILM. Hell, come over to my house and we’ll watch it together! I’ve got mini cupcakes to snack on as we watch. Yeah…MINI CUPCAKES! Combine junk food with a great comedy and you’ve got one heck of a good time!
Shaun of the Dead is a movie close to my little British heart. Taking the zombie genre and throwing in Simon Pegg and Nick Frost is a recipe for the incredible. Add a little gore with a LOT of laughs and you’ve got yourself a perfect British comedy-horror. I adore the characters and how they’re portrayed, the zombies look amazing and the story is so stereotypical it’s excellent.
4. Sharknado (2013)
You can’t have a horror-comedy list without Sharknado. It’s got to be one of my favourite worst movies, ever. It’s on my list purely down to the fact that it’s so awful, it’s funny and entertaining. The acting, the production value and the story add in to made one incredibly hilarious movie.
3. Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
I’d only recently seen Tucker and Dale having come across it a lot. The stereotypical hillbilly term is used to its fullest in this gory, hilarious take on teen slasher movies with an incredible twist. The characters are enjoyable and you find yourself rooting for surprising people. A great take on the backwoods hillbilly genre with some fun thrown in, too.
2. Piranha 3D (2010)
Piranha was brought to life for me with its super-gory, super-sexy 3D release. With an amazing cast (and excellent cameo from part time psychopath Eli Roth), cracking soundtrack and enough laughs to even out the piranha induced gore-fest it’s a perfect movie to add to my list.
1. Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
An incredible take on typical and older monster movies with a great modern twist. The play on common arachnophobia is clever, and though used often, makes for a great addition to the monster movie list. There’s a great mix of comedy and scares within the movie and from a personal stance brings my love of spiders and monster movies into one.
Thank you all for taking the time to read this post, feel free to comment your favorite top 5 horror comedies!! This is a versus post so make sure you answer the poll below!!! Who’s top 5 list did you like?
What’s up everyone, this is an off topic post, which I will mainly be talking about the newly convenient site Bloglovin’. It’s annoying finding a blog that you enjoy, but not being able to follow it because you don’t own your own personal blog on the same site as that other blogger. Well, Bloglovin’ solves this problem, now people can look up blogs that they may be interested in and give them a follow, no matter what site they are using. So, I would absolutely recommend that you go make a account and put your blog on that site, it’s a great idea to get more traffic. Thank you Bloglovin’!