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Mushin' Down a Dream in the Wilds of Alaska

31 Nights of Horror. Night 30: The Creature from the Black Lagoon

The Creature from the Black Lagoon (2954) is another one of our favorite. I know, I know they are ALL our favorites. Of course they are. That is what 31 Nights of Horror is all about! A collection of some of favorite movies that we watch every October. What is not to love about a rubber suited monster that terrorizes …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 28: Needful Things

Stephen King’s Needful Things (1993) is not a horror movie, per say. More of a thriller-drama. But it is one of our favorites. The story:┬áLeland Gaunt comes to Sheriff Alan Pangborn’s pleasant little New England town, and opens a store. What this kindly Satan sells is whatever you need, from a surcease from pain to an object which you have …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 29: The Monster of Phantom Lake

There are movies and then there are honest to good movies that are just so cheesy that you fall in love with them. The Monster of Phantom Lake (2006) is the fist film made by my friend, Christopher R. Mihm in Minnesota. He makes some of the coolest movies on the planet and Monster is one that will get you …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 27: Sinister

It had been a while since Michele and I attended a movie at the theater. It is not only expensive–about fifty bucks for two tickets a couple popcorns and sodas, but the theater is almost an hour away from our house up here in Alaska. Sinister (2012) was a scary film. It is sort of like Paranormal Activity but not …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 26: Nosferatu

Nosferatu is a staple in our yearly, 31 Nights of Horror. How could it not be? This silent films from 1921 really started the whole vampire craze that everyone loves today. Think about it, we would not have True Blood, Twilight, Buffy the Vampire Slayer or even good ol’ honest Abe as a vampire slayer if it wasn’t for Nosferatu. …

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