Yeah, it’s not Halloween. And the fact that it’s May and I’m writing an article that’s perfect for Halloween sort of proves the headline true- that I’m a horror fan for life. Let’s sit down in Dr. Perceptron’s office, look back on my life, and figure out why I love horror so much. Here are eight things that made me a lifelong fan of horror. Continue reading
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Movie trailers have taken on a life of their own. We’ve reached a point as a movie-watching society where people will go see films that they’re less interested in, purely in the hopes of catching a trailer for an upcoming movie with tremendous buzz. The whole process is absolutely fascinating. Despite the fact that most movie trailer styles have had an impact on the trailers of the modern era, trailers haven’t always had such importance for movie-goers and studios. Someone had to come up with the idea and implement it. Continue reading
Horror is a lot like violence and pornography. The more you see of it, the less impact it has. Viewers eventually become desensitized to it to varying degrees. But in childhood, everything is fresh and new. There’s no desensitization at all. Horror movies are at their most shocking at that point in a person’s life. In my own childhood, there were several films that scared the crap out of me–figuratively, of course. These are the movies that gave me a proper appreciation for the horror genre. Here’s a list of these films. Continue reading
Natalie Portman has recently come under fire after it became public knowledge that she may not have done all of the dancing in Black Swan. It has caused quite a stir, with some people suggesting that she didn’t deserve the Best Actress Oscar that she won for her turn as Nina Sayers. After a little research, I’ve unearthed some more shocking facts. There are lots of other things that Natalie Portman didn’t do. Here’s what I’ve unearthed.
Natalie Portman did not spend several days in Utah with her arm trapped under a rock.