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Hallowhine 2019

My Hallowe’en got off to a rather dismal start this year, when the local “Zombie Fest” got cancelled due to crappy weather, and I was reduced to skulking around the dull, undecorated shopping centre/mall, in soggy clothes. Thankfully, that disappointment … Continue reading

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Hallowuh!?

It’s apparently been out for a couple years now, but I’ve only just become aware of an incongruous 3-disc compilation of “Halloween Songs”, some of which seem to have been picked purely on the basis of their titles alone, rather … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! (2017)

Sadly the spookiest (and therefore best) month of the year is coming to an end now, and all of those adorable smiley pumpkins and skellingtons are already being nudged off the supermarket shelves by Santa and his snobby reindeer. Boo! … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Lazy Susan

Although country-bumpkins like myself only became aware of Celeste Dring after she was cast as Princess Eugenie in The Windsors, she first rose to fame as one half of the sketch-comedy duo Lazy Susan, along with fellow actress Freya Parker. … Continue reading

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“Old-School Pseudo-European Gangster-Style Slumber Party”

James Roday’s Halloween-themed comedy-horror flick Gravy (2015) epitomises the motto “Too Ugly To Live – Too Weird To Die”… and I mean that in the nicest possible way. An adorable indie quirk-fest ambushed by a full-blooded cannibal massacre, it would be impossible … Continue reading

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GothWatch Prime: Lydia Deetz

On the off-chance anyone was looking for recommendations, I’d have to say that Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice (1988) is pretty much the perfect Halloween movie… macabre, creepy, bawdy, colourful, silly, sweet, sharp, laugh-out-loud funny, and wholly unique. It’s also the movie … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Kim Kardashian

I don’t usually pay much attention to Kim Kardashian… I mean, I often see photos of her posted on magazine covers and the like, but I don’t have any particularly strong feelings about her one way or the other… but … Continue reading

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“Kneel Before Helga!!!”

[Contains unhelpful hummus and SPOILERS!!] The second season of Liv and Maddie kicked off a couple weeks back with a reliably rib-tickling (and sniffle-inducing) opener… and this week it delivered a suitably spooky (if slightly early) Halloween-themed episode. Hurrah! In a classic Twilight Zone-style … Continue reading

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“Step on it, Mr. Spodish!”

[Contains face-masks made of latex rubber, human skin, and SPOILERS!!!] As I’ve learned the hard way, there are “terrible” movies that are terrible in an enjoyable and endearing way, but there are also “terrible” movies that are terrible in a … Continue reading

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“Here In My Garden Of Shadows…”

I’m beginning to think that Ch4 had some surplus Halloween movies left over, and just decided to burn them off as part of their Christmas schedule, regardless of the season… first it was Rosemary’s Baby and now Hocus Pocus (1993)! … Continue reading

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