Gory Horror Movie Love

After watching the Human Centipede II, and rhapsodizing upon its gory merits to a friend (who does not like gory movies), it started me thinking on why I like gory horror.  In the real world, I do not like blood, nor do I like looking at real-life deaths or accidents.  So why do I like … Continue reading

Samurai Cinema

I’ve been sitting on this topic for some time.  I try and write about things I have at least a cursory knowledge of.  Over the past year plus, I have come to love Japanese Samurai movies.  More specifically,  chanbara (Sword fighting) cinema.  They influenced the American westerns that I love so much.  They are virtually indistinguishable, … Continue reading

Vikings

I was very skeptical about watching this show.  For one, it is written by Michael Hirst.  That is not to say he isn’t a talented writer.  It has more to do with his ability to bastardize history.  Make what you are watching more about sex and violence rather than what actually happened.  Take the Tudors, … Continue reading

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