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Killtoberfest 1 – #11: The Dark Hours (Head Games)

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Killtoberfest #11 is Canadian indie The Dark Hours, currently available on Netflix Instant. I saw this because it was called The Dark Hours, which seemed like an interesting title to me… only to find that, like Sinister, it has nothing to do with anything in the …

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Killtoberfest 1 – #10: Maniac (1980)

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Killtoberfest #10 was Maniac (1980), a movie I watched mostly because I was interested in seeing the remake they did recently with Elijah Wood. I’m not so eager now, because I wasn’t a huge fan of this one. This is kind of the whole movie: staring at …

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Killtoberfest 1 – #9: Sinister

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Wrapping up last Friday’s Killtoberfest-fest with #9, in our desperation we turned to something that was 100% definitely horror, last year’s Sinister. This was a mistake. Sinister actually began decently, and in the hands of even a competent writer, the premise should have worked. The movie …

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Killtoberfest 1 – #8: The Company of Wolves

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Killtoberfest rolled onward last Friday with #8, the third in a series of not-really-horror-films. In my defense, I was deceived by an evil leprechaun, and also everybody who said Neil Jordan’s The Company of Wolves was about werewolves and therefore a horror film. Instead, it is about …

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Killtoberfest 1 – #7: Time After Time

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Another not-really-horror-at-all movie followed Dead Ringers as Killtoberfest continued. My movie selection process prizes a lack of information over almost everything else–if I can get one good reason to see something, I try to stay in the dark about everything else. It’s a Christopher Nolan …