Week in Geek, episode 5, recorded 9/23/17. News since last recording, including: Doctor Who news regarding previous Doctors; the Emmys and shows we haven’t watched; Good Omens pictures of the leads in costume; HBO is making a Watchmen series; they’re sadly making an Iron Fist season 2; It now the highest grossing horror film of all time; and Gal Gadot confirmed for the Flashpoint-based Flash “solo” film. Spoilers for Flashpoint!
Week in Geek, episode 3, recorded 9/7/17. News since last recording , including: good reviews for The Shape of Water and IT; a bad summer at the box office; upcoming NetFlix including The Magic School Bus and Punisher; set photos and casting discussions and whitewashing and live action adaptations (especially Aladdin); and Terry Pratchett’s final manuscripts being steamrolled.
Now first thing is, I have to admit that Horror is not my favorite, but that is mostly because it is often gory and that is not my favorite thing. At the same time I enjoy movies with high suspense where the fear and horror comes more from what you don’t see or where there is something more to what is going on than just simple gore. There can be moments that are scary, creepy, and even horrific, but those are not the main way that you get scared.
Now I have enjoyed an occasional gore fest, but those are not the movies that have stuck with me or that I want to watch again. When a movie can scare you again even after you have seen it then you have something that works. So here are some of my favorite horror movies. Continue reading →