13. It (1990)
It is a scary movie, but only because of Tim Curry. Plus, clowns are scary. Other things that are scary: blood coming up from your drain, phantom balloons that pop and spray blood everywhere, pictures that come alive, [...]
Boyâ€™s Life follows the adventures told through the eyes Cory Mackenson in the small town of Zephyr, Alabama in the 1960â€™s. His portrayal of adolescence focuses not so much on the loss of innocence but the loss of magical imagination and the inevitable of growing old.
Robert McCammonâ€™s Boyâ€™s Life is a brilliant expose of first person persona from twelve year old Cory … Continue reading
And a nation of zombies. It turns out the Zombie Apocalypse was caused by the Robot Apocalypse, and a high-tech mountain stronghold of besieged survivors fights a losing war against a planet-spanning, robotic intelligence with a ruthless agenda leaving no room for human civilization. Zombie-hunters overwhelmed … Continue reading
When Jack a Los Angeles police officer is injured in the line of duty despair falls upon the McGarvey family. While temporarily paralyzed there is little wife Heather and son Toby have to hold onto aside from hope and faith. Salvation is unveiled in the darkest hour in the form of a mysterious inheritance. The McGarvey family is the sole beneficiary of a Montana … Continue reading
“Heavenly Hugs” is a new book created by author Carla Will-Brandon, pdD who has dedicated her time to researching close to 2000 cases of the dying and passing. Carla begins her journey with a few of her own … Continue reading
Aleron is book one of the Strigoi series by Kane.Â Itâ€™s thoroughly enjoyable and is a must read for any reader who loves the vampire genre.Â The book takes the reader on a sensual and historical journey into the world of the undead.Â The story is very well told and immediately pulls you into the journey of Aleron and his quest for the unknown.
The journey begins when … Continue reading
It’s Christmastime in the city, but all is not merry. Something is happening in Apartment Seven. Something evil.
Charlie Cerrone thought he had it allâ€”a loving marriage, a good job, a nice home and financial securityâ€”until the night his wife betrayed him and his entire world came crashing down.
Angry and confused, Charlie … Continue reading
Written Author Emma Westwood
Published Author Pocket Essentials
Publication Date: 2008
Format: Black /White – 160pages
Another engaging release from the pocket film books over at “Pocket Essentials”. Monster Movies by Emma Westwood is a short and sweet overview of a whole lotta monster based films. An obvious fan of the genre, Emma has compiled a sort of collective effort … Continue reading
Forbidden Science is a dangerous book. And by dangerous I mean that in a sense of awakening. Too many times we get caught up in the fantastic only to have it squashed under reasons and scientific drabble. Though … Continue reading
Written by Marcus Hearn
Published by Titan Books
Publication Date: 2009
Format: Color – 160 pages (Hardcover)
I think my review could easily be summed up into 1 word…Wow! This latest gem from Titan Books is no door stop, Hammer Glamour is a beautiful edition in hard cover, full color and vibrant quality pages that deserves a collector location the minute its purchased. One … Continue reading
â€śA stunning full-color celebration of the eye-catchingly original artwork creator Roman Dirge, the first anthology of his work available anywhere. This lavish hardback includes an introduction and background commentary information on the imagery by Dirge himself, plus previously unpublished artwork, covers … Continue reading
I have the pleasure of finally reading and reviewing a volume …..a long time coming. When I say a long time, I mean I’ve been hearing about this arriving on shelves for seems like decades. I don’t actually remember the official date I caught wind of it, but it was definitely a different time, a different era and most of all Ashley Wood was still creating killer illustrations for the Mcfarlane … Continue reading
Back again to cover another issue of Tales from the Crypt. This time we take a look at new issue #8. The special thing about this particular one is the 2 cover alternates. The one I happen to be reviewing is the special “Palin” issue, directed at the reports of Palin and here book burning … Continue reading
Rosedale the Vampyre is the latest novella by Lev Raphael.Â Itâ€™s a wonderfully told historical supernatural novella about a manâ€™s journey into the unknown.Â The story is told in a period voice, so you will easily find yourself immersed in the story.Â Grief-stricken by his wife’s untimely death, a wealthy New York banker turns to sexual abandon in the bordellos of 1907 New York. Then one fateful night, after a mysterious attack, … Continue reading
I recently received a book containing no text whatsoever, no color images whatsoever and void from any index or page numbers. You might think this to be one of the most boring books in the world, but on the contrary I found it highly entertaining and engaging.
“Silhouettes from Popular Culture” is a collection of drawn silhouettes featuring the profiles of famous characters, historical figures, and cultural icons. The value lies in perusing thru … Continue reading
I’ve seen a few oddly illustrated books come across my desk this year, but with that said, they have also been some of the most entertaining. A recent book by the name of “The Great Showdowns” arrived under the authorship of Scott Campbell. Heck it even has an opener foreword by Neil Patrick Harris.
Hardbound, small (7×7 size) with 144 pages of illustrations. In fact beyond the introduction and forward, the book is completely … Continue reading