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Circuit 3: Shark Week!

Summertime is quickly dwindling down. The days at the beach are limited. For some of us, we see this as a negative: back to school, perhaps back to work, perhaps having your boyfriend/husband talk about nothing but fantasy football for the next four months. Others see this as a positive: the weather changes, the awards […]

Circuit 3: Steven Spielberg

Steven Allan Spielberg was born December 18, 1946, in the great state of Ohio. Before becoming one of our most beloved directors, Spielberg attended Long Beach State University, and made his first short film, Amblin‘, while working as an intern at Universal Studios (the title of which used when naming his production company, Amblin Entertainment). His first […]

Circuit 3: Horror Themes

We wrap up our Circuit 3 portion of 31 Days of Horror by looking at one of the most essential elements to a good horror flick: the film score. Can you imagine Jaws without that terrifying dun-dun! dun-dun! theme by John Williams? Or even Psycho without Bernard Herrmann’s screeching, strings-only composition playing over the shower […]

Top 100 Horror Films: #20-11

You guys, this might have been the most difficult part of the list of me to rank. I think I have reordered this set of 10 about 25 times before settling in on the order. To recount, I used a three prong ranking system (historical significance, scare factor and enjoyability) to try to corral the films […]

Spielberg – Present in the Fall

In addition to the release of Lincoln, his long awaited study of the last few weeks in the life of the sixteenth President of the United States, director Steven Spielberg will be quite present on DVD. In addition to having the stunning Blu Ray of Jaws (1975) available since July, this past week saw the […]