Ghost Stories Takes Us Back to the Basics of Chilling Story Telling

All I had to do was take one look at this poster and know that this was going to be a favorite of mine. A movie that I would buy for my collection without hesitation. A film that I don’t even need to look at the trailer to tease me with excitement. That is exactly what I did. I went to see this movie during its one week release here in Los Angeles without watching a single trailer. The only things I knew about this movie is the actors who were in it, the title which indicated that I was in for an anthology movie, and the plot description. No regrets, going into this blind or little to know just enhanced my enjoyment into this creepy old school movie of creepy tales of things that go bump in the night.

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This 2017 British horror stars Andy Nyman, who also co-wrote and directed this film with Jeremy Dyson, is a skeptic professor Goodman and non-believer of the supernatural. So much, he has decided to make a career of debunking any claims of the supernatural or the paranormal. His idol, who followed the same beliefs, gives him an opportunity to change his ways and open his mind to the possibility that these stories are true by revisiting 3 specific cases that couldn’t be proven to be fake. During this expedition he is questioning his own merits and also his sanity as he slowly has revelations about his profession and his past.

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Movie Review: A Christmas Horror Story

The latest in the anthology trend, Directors Grant Harvey, Steve Hoban, and Brett Sullivan brings you interwoven tales that take place on Christmas with a little horror twist. While there are elements of creativity here the movie as a whole just didn’t have what it took to leave an impression.

This movie is told in 4 tales from the perspective views of high schoolers who investigate an urban legend, A family who sets out to the woods to get the perfect Christmas tree and return home with more than they bargained for, Krampus himself bringing the pain to a spoiled sinful family, and old Saint Nick himself dealing with zombie elves.

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