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My Favorite Movies of 2021

               Thanks to a semi-active Letterboxd account, I can share that I watched about 118 films for the first time in 2021. I also re-watched 106 movies. I saw my usual bout of horror films thanks to OcTerror and a vigorous research project. A lot of new movies were released digitally and in theaters. While… Continue reading My Favorite Movies of 2021

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Five Years of OcTerror: 15 Favorite Frights

               When I first began OcTerror in 2016, I didn’t really have that much of a plan or a long-term idea. It was simply one of those notions I’d had where I wanted to try something new and learn more about a genre that I’d long been denied and was interested in. Writing about it… Continue reading Five Years of OcTerror: 15 Favorite Frights

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Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Classics

Horror movies have been around since the creation of film. They often lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly went unrecognized when compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There are thousands… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Classics

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Macabre Movie Monday: Attack of the Anthology

Welcome to the annual segment of OcTerror that focuses on a subgenre of films rather than paying attention to era lines. These reviews may ignore the boundaries of good and bad in favor of expanding the definitions of what horror can be. In the past, we’ve looked at Remakes & Reboots, Sequels, and Asian horror.… Continue reading Macabre Movie Monday: Attack of the Anthology

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Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Renaissance

Horror movies have been around since the creation of film. They often lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly went unrecognized compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There are thousands of… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Renaissance

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Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Heyday

Horror movies have been around since the creation of film. They often lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly went unrecognized when compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those things in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There are… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Heyday

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Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Experiment

Horror movies have been around since the creation of film. They often lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly went unrecognized when compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those things in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There are… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2021: The Experiment

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My Favorite Movies of 2020

As of this posting, I’ve watched 102 films for the first time in 2020. Most of them were horror movies, obviously, because I dedicate a lot of my viewing to OcTerror preparations. However, plenty of others diverged from my usual habits or met expectations; I also re-watched a lot of old favorites this year, but… Continue reading My Favorite Movies of 2020

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Friday Fright Fest 2020: The Classics

Horror movies have been around since the creation of film. They often lurked in the darkness of genre, occasionally becoming mainstream or cult classics, but mostly went unrecognized when compared to action, drama, or comedy. A horror movie can contain all three of those things in addition to the death, screams, and scares. There are… Continue reading Friday Fright Fest 2020: The Classics

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Macabre Movie Monday 2020: 10 Asian Horror Nightmares

Welcome to the annual segment of OcTerror that focuses on a subgenre of films rather than paying attention to era lines. These reviews may ignore the boundaries of good and bad in favor of expanding the definitions of what horror can be. In the past, we’ve focused on Remakes & Reboots and Sequels, but now… Continue reading Macabre Movie Monday 2020: 10 Asian Horror Nightmares