Author: Kirsten Pfeiffer

Labyrinth (1986) Jim Henson

The movie opens on a young girl dressed with a gown atop her jean attire. She is reciting the lines to her favorite book, The Labyrinth. A clock chimes and she’s brought back to her well-off and whiny life. She dashes from a grand garden back to her home to pout and fret in front of her step mother (perfect for her wretched fairy tale life) and father, placing all the “it’s not fair!” blame on them and their child, the little Where’s Waldo onesie wearing, Toby. Her parental units leave and her tantrum rages as both we, and a...

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The Other Christmas Movies

We all know the holiday faves: It’s A Wonderful Life, The Year Without Santa Claus, A Christmas Story, Miracle of 34th Street, and my personal favorite: White Christmas, but there are, oh, so many others that may be forgotten when planning what to watch while wrapping all those last-minute goodies. So, if you want something a little left of center, perhaps give one of the following 15 a view: Die Hard (1988) – Yippy Ki Yay Merry Christmasers! Krampus (2015) – You’ve lost your Christmas spirit, eh?  Let me introduce you to my not so little fiend. Rare Exports:...

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20 Random 80’s Horror Flicks

We are all familiar with the 80’s band of ew, goo, and boo brothers Michael, Jason, Freddie and Chuckie; here is a list of 20 80’s horror flicks that you may have forgotten about, or perhaps have never even heard about! The Gate (1987) – You leave some kids home for a couple of days and all hell breaks loose. Troll (1986) – Your little sister isn’t just a brat, she’s a monster! Christine (1983) – Some guys love their car to death. Sometimes their cars love them back just as hard. Night of the Creeps (1986) – It’s...

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The Lost Boys 1987 – Director: Joel Schumacher

So, Sam and Michael’s momma gets a divorce and is forced to move she and her two sons to Santa Clara – Murder Capital of the World – to stay with the boy’s crazy, coot grandpa, a man who loves his root beer, TV guides, and taxidermy in equal measure. After settling in, the boys hit the ‘have you seen this person?’ sign-covered boardwalk where, among other things, they enjoy a shirtless, oil-clad, saxophone man, a mystery girl with her non-gender specific mini rebel, and the Frog Brothers who push vamp comics on our ever so stylish baby bro...

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10 Wes Craven Movies That Aren’t Nightmare On Elm Street

I have to say, the news of legendary film director Wes Craven’s passing came as a bit of a shock.  Part of me wondered if it was a bit of internet trickery as it tends to do now and again, but no, sadly, the rumors are true.  Wes Craven, the man most noted for creating one of horror’s most notable characters in modern cinema, has ceased breathing, but in no way is he gone, nor will he be forgotten.  Even people who don’t follow horror know who Freddy is, (even if they didn’t know the name of the man...

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