The X-Files (1994) – Tooms, and Born Again

As The X-Files closes in on the end of it’s inaugural season, they did two things with the episode Tooms. They moved a couple more players into permanent position in the series, William B. Davis’ Cigarette Smoking Man (CSM) actually has a line of dialogue as he lurks around the other mainstay that is introduced…

Carrie (1974) – Stephen King

Stephen King’s first novel is on the book shelf this week. It has literally been decades since I read this one. In fact, I remember exactly where I was when I was reading the climax of the story. It stayed with me. So I was happy to revisit it, and see how much I enjoyed…

The Atticus Institute (2015) – Chris Sparling

  Available from Anchor Bay today on DVD and Blu-Ray is this horror film that takes usĀ inside paranormal research in the 1970s. Made to resemble a documentary, I ended up being a little divided on this title. In terms of horror and scares, there is nothing new here, all the beats are measured out into…

Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S01E09 – Repairs

  This week’s episode features a young woman Hannah (Laura Seay),who believes she is being punished by god, and haunted by demons for letting her workmates die in a laboratory explosion. We also get a little bit more backstory on Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen). And there’s more fallout from the events of Thor: The Dark…

Carrie (1976)

Brian DePalma’s classic from 1976 finds its way onto the 101 Horror Movies and I was more than happy to revisit it. I watched it a long time ago when I was a teenager going through my Stephen King phase, which every teen seems to go through (Salem’s Lot is still my favorite King book)….