Category Archives: Films

History and Mystery – Some Spooky Unsolved Historical Mysteries

Here is something a little different for a Halloween History and Mystery. Even after all this time, people still ask, “Who was Jack the Ripper?” The true identity of this Victorian serial killer continues to elude us 130 years after … Continue reading

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Occult Investigators – Carl Kolchak

One of the familiar sights of October is fields of dry corn ready for cutting. Corn stalks are bundled and used as decorations. Deep red, blue and gold colored cobs of corn sit side by side at farm stands next … Continue reading

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Movies for October – A Touch of Gothic

Gothic fiction is well known for emphasis on mood and setting. This made it a natural for translation into film. Gothic fiction is in fact largely known by the subgenre of Gothic horror. Its origin is attributed to English author Horace Walpole, with … Continue reading

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Movies for October – Silents Please!

It’s October again, my favorite month. I am going to try again for a post a day this year as we work our way to Halloween. It’s in an effort to get in the autumn mood and the Halloween spirit. … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Paddling Film Fest, Rehab Headaches and Other Miscellany

When I went down to Rockfish Gap Outfitters to get a more readable compass than the tiny one in the center of my luo pan, before starting my feng shui, they had a sign out front advertising a paddling film … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Our New Tree!!

I’ve wanted to post about our new tree and somehow never got to it. It came hoe with me after Thanksgiving. So did a rare and very nasty bought of sinusitis and bronchitis that laid me up for three weeks. … Continue reading

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Christmas Day – Small Blessings

Christmas Day began early. I was woken up by the sound of violent wind. I happened to turn in the bed and only half awake realized the front door had blown full open. Panic set in and woke me up … Continue reading

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