The phrase “Hollywood has run out of ideas” has been used a lot over the last few decades by movie fans. With studios cranking out lackluster sequels, prequels, re-imaginings, reboots and remakes, it’s no wonder cinema goers have become jaded. The most frustrating part of this is most fans would be fine with Hollywood … Continue reading Lethal Listings: 7 Best Horror Remakes
Mixing genres isn’t as easy as one might think. Like Comedy and Drama…do you balance the two or will your story be heavier on one side or the other? Historical and Romance…my wife’s book collection only proves that it can be done. Western and Horror…now that’s an interesting combination. Sometimes we take for granted … Continue reading Talk About Terrifying: Horrors Of The Weird West
It’s a shame that the horror genre gets overlooked when it comes to receiving praise. Sure, now and then a film will come along and get attention, but because it’s more art piece than freak show, the actual horror aspects are ignored and replaced with the word “thriller” or “suspense.” Bottom line is horror … Continue reading 2nd Annual Spookies: Our Nominees Are…?
You’re already listening to The Curious Goods Podcast, because you’re a fan of The 80’s Cult television series – Friday The 13th: The Series. How could the program notch up a level to be – EPIC? Well, not strangely you: 1.) Involve Nazi plans of Reanimation 2.) Tell the tale of Jack Marshack’s previous … Continue reading Our Review Of “The Butcher” – Season 2, Episode 19
Horror and Science Fiction, when done right, can depict some bone chilling scenarios. Take the fears of a person, a community or even a species and add the words What If…well, that’s just the perfect recipe for pure terror. A beloved subgenre of horror and sci-fi is the Outbreak/Viral/End Of The World story. And … Continue reading Surviving In A Covid-19 World!
When I was 10, I WAS the kid whose Dad left. That rode on his bike until all hours of the night. Who didn’t have a lot of friends and the few I had wondered eventually – where my Mom and I moved to. Inside this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series, we’re … Continue reading Our Review Of “A Friend To The End” – Season 2, Episode 18
In the world of fantasy, a “ring” can have many uses and powers. What if I told you that this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series, gave us what happens with a World Series ring, from way back in 1919? That it would shower the ones that wields it with treasure galore, and … Continue reading Our Review Of “The Mephisto Ring” – Season 2, Episode 17
When one thinks of how they “wish things could change in their lives” I would venture that few think about the tale of 1941’s The Wolfman as an origin point for things that seem like better times. Nevertheless, that film, starting Lon Chaney, Jr., is at the center of this episode of Friday The … Continue reading Our Review Of “Scarlet Cinema” – Season 2, Episode 16
The brain, is a very strange thing. The connections, the electricity, the memories and the finer things – they’re all there. But what about – the SOUL? It’s what makes us “human” and separates us from the animals to be sure but – inside this episode, that concept gets our daring trip into HUGE … Continue reading Our Review Of “Better Off Dead” – Season 2, Episode 15
The value of one’s looks is completely subjective – or is it? Inside this episode of Friday The 13th: The Series – we make a HARD revisit to a previous episode’s not-yet-recovered item – a cursed compact! A pocket mirror that fosters malice, malfeasance and death. It’s all about the looks ya’ got, baby – but … Continue reading Our Review Of “Face Of Evil” – Season 2, Episode 14