Because I like to be scared but not really

on October 7, 2018

A repost of my first viewing of Crimson Peak and some other spooky faves. *CRIMSON PEAK: So last weekend I went to see Crimson Peak and it was everything I hoped it would be. Oh, first the caveat–if you don’t want to read spoilers, stop reading now and come back on Tuesday. I’m serious; I’m…

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Time to get our scared on!

on October 13, 2016

Or in my case, not really. I don’t like horror movies. I like a little stylish suspense, but that’s as risky as I’ll go. Here are a two pieces I posted, the first on Crimson Peak, the second on some of my favorite creepy classics. *CRIMSON PEAK: So last weekend I went to see Crimson…

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on September 6, 2016

It feels as if 2016 were slipping by at a cracking pace, and I’m sure I’m not the only one thinking, FINE. Bring on autumn and bonfires and falling leaves and sweaters and pumpkins and foggy mornings. But those seasonal delights are still a few weeks away for us, and I should probably focus on…

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Rachel is talking movies

on December 1, 2015

In December I am turning the online journal over to guest writers. We are kicking off the month with a piece on holiday films from Rachel. Best and Worst Made-For-TV Christmas movies It’s that time of year again! From Hallowe’en through Christmas Day Lifetime and Hallmark provide us with the same three Christmas romance plots…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

on November 26, 2015

First, HEAPS of thanks to those of you who contributed to the auction and the Go Fund Me page for Summer Heacock and her family! Together, the two events have raised right around $18,000 and made all the difference for darling Summer and her family. She wrote a blog post about the experience, and I’m…

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Halloween movies for wimps–like me!

on October 27, 2015

I am Fraidy MacFraidycat, Mayoress of Fraidyville. I don’t do gore or serious horror, and slasher films leave me cold. Having said that, I ADORE Halloween. It’s seriously my favorite holiday of the year. (I’m a big fan of any holiday that lets you watch movies, gorge on candy, and let your inner demons off…

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