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Throwback Thursday: The Omen (1976)

The Omen Director: Richard Donner Screenwriter: David Seltzer Released: June 25, 1976 Runtime: 1h 51m Rating: R The Rundown: “American diplomat Robert (Gregory Peck) adopts Damien (Harvey Stephens) when his wife, Katherine (Lee Remick), delivers a stillborn child.  Father Brennan (Patrick Troughton) warns Robert that Damien will kill Katherine’s unborn child.  Shortly thereafter, Brennan dies…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Omen (1976)

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Movie Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

The Autopsy of Jane Doe Director: André Øvredal Screenwriters: Ian B. Goldberg, Richard Naing Released: March 23, 2017 Runtime: 1h 39 m Rating: R The Rundown: “A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring deep secrets.” What…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

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Book Review: Final Girls, by Riley Sager

Final Girls By: Riley Sager Published: July 11, 2017 by Dutton Length: 342 pages; paperback The Rundown: “Ten years ago, college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie-scale massacre.  In an instant, she became a member of a club no one wants…… Continue reading Book Review: Final Girls, by Riley Sager

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Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

Strange Practice (Dr. Greta Helsing #1) By: Vivian Shaw Published: July 25, 2017 by Orbit Length: 320 pages; Kindle The Rundown: “Greta Helsing inherited the family’s highly specialized, and highly peculiar, medical practice.  In her consulting rooms, Dr. Helsing treats the undead for a host of ills—vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights, and entropy…… Continue reading Book Review: Strange Practice, by Vivian Shaw (Dr. Greta Helsing #1)

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Movie Review: Office

Office Director: Hong Won-chan Released: August 27, 2015 The Rundown: “A man disliked by his colleagues suddenly murders his entire family.  When the investigating detective realizes the killer entered his workplace after the slayings but never exited, he suspects the man may be hiding in his office.” What a Wonderful World: The movie is set…… Continue reading Movie Review: Office

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Book Review: Meddling Kids, by Edgar Cantero

Meddling Kids By: Edgar Cantero Published: July 11, 2017 by Doubleday Books Length: 322 pages; hardcover The Rundown: “1990. The teen detectives once known as the Blyton Summer Detective Club (of Blyton Hills, a small mining town in the Zoinx River Valley in Oregon) are all grown up and haven’t seen each other since their…… Continue reading Book Review: Meddling Kids, by Edgar Cantero

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: The Ring

The Ring Director: Gore Verbinski Released: October 18, 2002 Rating: PG-13 The Rundown: “It sounds like just another urban legend—a videotape filled with nightmarish images leads to a phone call foretelling the viewer’s death in exactly seven days.  Newspaper reporter Rachel Keller (Naomi Watts) is skeptical of the story until four teenagers all die mysteriously…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Ring