Monthly Archives: April 2015

Almost There

Well, The Last Look is finally just about right where I lost it. I would’ve been even further along if the stinking power hadn’t gone out in my building yesterday (sheesh, what is it with this thing attracting bad luck?), … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – Predators

Sequels are a tricky business. If too close to the original, an audience will label a follow up as pointless. If too far, the film runs the risk of alienating fans entirely. Striking the right balance between innovation and familiarity … Continue reading

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Round Three Continues

After a fair bit of work, I’m nearly back to where I was in The Last Look before my computer died. I should be there in a few more days. Then, I’ll finally get to start digging into the heart … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – Ginger Snaps

Teenagers have never been represented particularly well in horror films. Many of these characters are one-dimensional stereotypes (the jock, pothead, etc.), outlived by one or two comparatively moral peers. The typical “final” girl is usually so telegraphed, it’s easy to … Continue reading

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And the Good News Cometh

Normally, I wouldn’t post about an acceptance until the ink is drying on the contract, but I think I can make an exception in this case (as the paperwork looks solid and the publisher gave me the okay). Wind Chill … Continue reading

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Under the Radar – Trollhunter

Folklore often finds its way into horror, but the results tend to be mixed. Some legends are simply too specific to one culture to translate well to another, losing some of their power. But giant, rampaging monsters? Yeah, that’s something … Continue reading

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Good News Pending

Mark your calendars, folks; it seems 2015 may have finally cut me a (big) break. I won’t go into particulars just yet as things have yet to be set in stone, but I should hopefully be able to do so … Continue reading

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