Trailer Tuesday Classic: Home Alone (1990)

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Link to the trailer: Home Alone (1990)

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Are You Afraid of the Dark? : The Tale of the Frozen Ghost

This episode is from the second season of Are You Afraid of the Dark? and based on the title, I think I actually remember this one. Oh hey, it’s Clarissa! Daphne and Charlie are sent to stay with Charlie’s aunts while his parents are away at a wedding. It’s stated that this winter is very cold (cold enough to freeze a ghost maybe? hmm). The house is a pretty typical spooky old house and the children arrive at night. The aunts seem pretty weird, but that’s probably just because they’re odd old ladies living in a creepy house. Also why did Charlie’s babysitter go with him? Can’t his aunts just watch him? Isn’t that the point of this? I dunno. Charlie is rich, which at least explains why they arrived in a limo. His aunts make a forced sounding comment about ghosts which spooks Charlie. During his bath, he starts hearing voices….but it turns out it’s just his aunts and Daphne talking, which he can hear traveling up the old pipes. Read More »

Are You Afraid of the Dark? : The Tale of the Laser Maze

The intro to this show is still genuinely creepy (damn clown doll). The Tale of the Laser Maze is one of Tucker’s stories. I don’t remember the later episodes where Tucker took over the midnight society as much as the earlier stuff. The story starts with two girls, Ashley and Cara, fighting in a Tae Kwon Do match. Turns out they’re sisters and they don’t have a very good win/lose dynamic after their match and the teacher tells them to get along. After class a weirdo named Drake approaches them and tells them that the match was awesome and he thinks they’d make great players for his companies new game that’s only for the “best of the best”, the Laser Maze.After arriving at the arena, they ask where everyone else is and find out that it’s just them. Seems pretty fishy. The Laser Maze is like laser tag, but they shoot the lasers from they’re goggles and aim by looking. This actually sounds pretty awesome if you ask me. Ashley scores the first point, quickly followed by a point for Cara. Drake is shown monitoring them from some room, taking note of things like they’re accuracy and agility. Read More »

Sadly I’m Not Receiving My Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Set Today

So thanks to Amazon saying my card was declined (because they used old info instead of the new card info I updated the order with *angrily shakes fist*), I won’t be receiving my order until Thursday. I was hoping to post a review of the set today but here I am venting about Amazon screwing up my order instead *sigh*. I updated the payment on the order like a month ago and deleted the old card but they used it anyway! Whatever, at least I’m still getting it and it wasn’t just outright cancelled. So I’ll be posting about that later in the week. In other news, I will be seeing the re-release of the BTTF trilogy on Wednesday which is going to be amazing. A post about my experience may not be up until the weekend because I have to work on Thursday and I’ll probably be too tired to write anything up Wednesday night. That’s all I’ve got for this week. Next week, I’ll be posting some fun stuff for Halloween. I wanted to have something up each week this month but time just didn’t allow for it so I’ll cram a few fun things in next week (at least one Top X list and one or two horror reviews). I think that’s all for now, so see ya next time!

What I’ve Been Up to

So I haven’t really been posting much on here lately. I’ve been pretty busy, I haven’t given up on my blog or anything like that. A chunk of my time has been taken up by an online class I’m taking about being a veterinary assistant, there’s only a couple of weeks left of it. This week I’m on vacation from work so I’ll have some time to catch up on posts. Also, both yesterday and today, I’ve been at a local comic convention! I don’t really get the chance to go to the bigger cons, so I’m really glad that there’s one I can go to. This year’s celebrity guests are Lloyd Kaufman from Troma Entertainment, Verne Troyer, David Yost and Walter E. Jones (original Power Rangers OMG!). So it’s been a pretty exciting weekend (not so much for my wallet though)! I got pictures with both of the Power Rangers and Verne Troyer (posted on my Twitter). The panel with David Yost and Walter Jones was really fun, they had some cool stories. I bought a lot of cool prints that I got signed by the artists (so much art, so little wall space). I also got the movie Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead and had it signed by Lloyd Kaufman (such a cool guy).Read More »

The Top 10 Movies From My Childhood

First of all, props to Let’s Go To The Movies for hosting this blogathon. If you like movies then I’m sure you’ll find something to enjoy on her blog, so go check it out!

I got into this blogathon a bit late, so unfortunately I just didn’t have time to watch all of the movies on my list again. Fortunately, I watched many of these so many times as a kid (some I still watch quite a bit) that I remember them pretty damn well. I had some difficulty narrowing down my list, so instead of writing a top 5, I decided I would make it a top 10. There isn’t one thing that ties all of my picks together (other than liking them as a child), I chose each them for various reasons. So let’s get to it, in no particular order, here are the top 10 movies from my childhood:Read More »

Leap Frogs/Bedfellows (Season 1, Ep. 2)

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The first part of episode two, “Leap Frogs” is quite controversial. It was pulled from rotation after only a few showings on Nickelodeon. I don’t even remember seeing this episode as a kid, I’m pretty sure the first time I saw it was on my DVD set. The plot revolves around Mrs. Bighead and her stale and sexless (heavily implied) marriage. As the Bigheads get ready for bed, Bev is watching a romance movie, wishing for what the characters have. Read More »

Early ’90s Sci-fi Hi-jinks! A Review of Spaced Invaders

Spaced Invaders is a science fiction comedy from the early 1990’s. While I wouldn’t say that it’s a good movie, I also wouldn’t exactly say that it’s a bad movie either. I didn’t look up anything before watching it, I just went into it based solely on its trailer. It currently sits at an 8% critic rating and a 50% audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes and I can definitely see why. Let’s dive into the meat of this film and see what’s it’s all about. If you have any interest in checking it out for yourselves, I suggest you stop reading now because there will be spoilers.

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