The Shining (1980) – 5 stars out of 5

Basic Summary – Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) becomes winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with his wife, Wendy (Shelley Duvall), and his son, Danny (Danny Lloyd), who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack discovers the hotel’s dark secrets and begins to unravel into a homicidal maniac hell-bent on terrorizing his family.

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American Horror Story – FX

Who said that October was just going to be Horror films? In addition to all those, I will also review the highly-acclaimed American Horror Story. Let’s begin…actually let me explain the situation with this.

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American Horror Story…alrighty who got me addicted to this show. This is kinda difficult to review considering it has 4, now 5 seasons to it, and I’m going to review 4 seasons and a pilot review of season 5. I guess this is going to be a 5 paragraph review – hopefully a short 5 paragraphs. Or you know just 5 different blog posts. Just work with me.  But I’ll try and get through them all this weekend.

Let Me In (2010) – 1 star out of 5

Basic Summary – Bullied at school, neglected at home and incredibly lonely, 12-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) spends his days plotting revenge on his tormentors and spends his nights spying on other residents of the apartment complex. His sole friend is Abby (Chloë Grace Moretz), a strange girl who comes out only at nighttime. Both outcasts, the two form a strong bond. When Abby’s caretaker disappears amid a series of gruesome murders, Owen begins to suspect that she is hiding a terrible secret.

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A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) – 3 stars out of 5

LET THE HALLOWEEN HORROR OCTOBER REVIEWS BEGIN

Basic Summary – In Wes Craven’s classic slasher film, several Midwestern teenagers fall prey to Freddy Krueger (Robert Englund), a disfigured midnight mangler who preys on the teenagers in their dreams — which, in turn, kills them in reality. After investigating the phenomenon, Nancy (Heather Langenkamp) begins to suspect that a dark secret kept by her and her friends’ parents may be the key to unraveling the mystery, but can Nancy and her boyfriend Glen (Johnny Depp) solve the puzzle before it’s too late?

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