It's my favorite month again and I'm pretty pumped. Fall has come and brought college football and the MLB postseason. My beloved Cardinals are in the playoffs and I hope they can surprise everyone. Warm and hearty food is going to be enjoyed (chili tonight!) and hopefully some good horror movie watching.
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Last year I started my own horror movie watching tradition. This year I've given it a name that it can go by - maybe it'll catch on :). So here's the deal: Halloween is coming at the end of October and in order to appreciate the holiday I've created a movie marathon leading up to … Continue reading "Halloween Horror Movie Month (HHMM II)"
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I love Halloween and I love scary movies. So what better way to celebrate Halloween than watching as many horror films as possible during the month of October. Since October has already started here are the movies I've already seen: 28 Days Later The Mist Visitation Scream Halloween (Rob Zombie's) Vacancy The Thing The Haunting … Continue reading "Halloween Horror Movie Month (HHMM)"
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