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Update to the 2014 LitFlix

Rather than putting time into writing a post today, I put time into updating our listing of LitFlix here on the site, as we plan for the remainder of the year.

I feel like more titles have snuck up on us this year than last year, so we wanted to work some of those in, and are interested to read them and see the movies. I’ve added quite a few titles, but here’s a few of note…

 

For instance, we’ve added Snowpiercer to the mix, and I just got the comics in for that – so I’ll be reading that and then the film is available for purchase online already, so we can just watch it when we want.

Another exciting looking one is Horns, with Daniel Radcliffe. I had not realized the novel was written by Joe Hill – one of our new favorite writers, thanks to Locke & Key. We’re very excited for that one – trailer after the jump!

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Locke and Key, Delayed Reaction

Locke and Key Welcome to Lovecraft

The graphic novel Locke and Key has been out for a while and recently released volume 6 in trade paperback. David and I have been hearing a lot about these comics and wanted to read them, but cost right now for buying them was a little much. Lucky for us I noticed that our local library was carrying all six volumes and I was able to get the first four right away. So we have been catching up on the series. First off let me say that the series is amazing and if you have not read it then you need to go out right now and get it, either bought or from your local library. This is a series that I might buy now that I have read it just because I want to own it. It is something I would read again and I have not even finished the series yet. At this point I have read through Volume 3 of the series and it is amazing.

I am someone who has not read many graphic novels and am not particularly a horror fan partly because horror tends to just be a bloody mess. Locke and Key creates a world that is intelligent, relatable, and scary beyond imagination. The things that come out of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez are beautiful, horrifying, funny, and extremely clever. The more I read of the series the more I want to read. Continue reading