SHOCKtober Movies: Stay Tuned

Synopsis: Roy Nable (John Ritter) and his wife Helen (Paw Dawber) are a couple of normal folks. Day jobs include selling plumbing (him) and head of sales (her); after work, they like to come home and watch a little TV. Well, Roy likes it a lot more than Helen does. His excessive watching is causing […]

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SHOCKtober Movies: Suspiria

Synopsis: When Susie Bannion (Dakota Johnson) moves to Berlin to pursue her dream of dancing with the greatest company of its kind, she brings more baggage than the stuff holding her luggage. She is haunted by a history with a strict religious upbringing as well as the knowledge that she has no formal training. However, […]

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CONSIDERING WESTLAKE: HUMANS

According to the author’s opening acknowledgements, Humans came about as a kind of challenge posed to author Donald E. Westlake to write something different. The original challenge came from mystery novelist Evan Hunter (best known to the world as the bestselling creator of police procedurals, Ed McBain), and was later aided and abetted by numerous […]

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MOVIE MONDAYS: THE SILENCED

Trista and I had a ball going to the theater to see movies together and then writing about them in our monthly column. However, complications with her pregnancy put the kibosh on that, leaving us with access to streaming pictures. While Trista was first on bed rest, we saw quite a few pictures that were […]

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