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Chadwick H. Saxelid
California
Writer
Interests: Writer. Horror Geek. Science Fiction and Fantasy Fan. Soundtrack Collector. Comic Book Reader. Bookworm.
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Contains: The Poseidon Adventure (1972) - Music Composed and Conducted by John Williams. [Complete] The Towering Inferno (1974) - Music Composed and Conducted by John Williams. [Complete] Earthquake (1974) - Music Composed and Conducted by John Williams. [Complete] Continue reading
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Aliens ad from Quad-City Times; Iowa - 2/28/1993. Image Tabloid Terrors. Continue reading
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Contains: Deadly Friend (1986) - Music Composed and Performed by Charles Bernstein. Dracula 2000 (2000) - Music by Marco Beltrami. The Fly (1986) - Music Composed and Conducted by Howard Shore. The Hidden (1987) - Music by Michael Convertino. Maniac (1980) - Music Composed and Conducted by Jay Chattaway. The... Continue reading
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"Just when you thought you'd escaped the slaughterhouse." A small group of wannabe porn filmmakers rent a small boardinghouse on a rural Texas farm, where they intend to film without the elderly owners knowledge or consent. What the group does not know, and could not fathom, is that the elderly... Continue reading
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Contains: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) - Music Composed and Performed by Charles Bernstein. A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985) - Music Composed and Orchestrated by Christopher Young. A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) - Music by Angelo Badalamenti. A Nightmare on... Continue reading
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The missing piece arrived in today's mail. Zombie is now complete! Continue reading
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"Please Lord, make me the biggest star the world has ever known..." Pearl (Mia Goth) wants nothing more than to get off the family farm and live the kind of life she sees in the picture shows. But World War I, the influenza pandemic, a domineering mother (Tandi Wright), and... Continue reading
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New addition to the collection. My adoration for Jordan Peele's Nope keeps growing, but one thing I loved from the start was Michael Abels score and the song choices for the film. The score captures both the feel of pastoral grandeur and unsettling otherworldliness; moving back and forth between the... Continue reading
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I started this blog on Saturday, September 3, 2005. My reason for doing so was simple: I wanted a place of my very own to write and, maybe, get to professional level work. I titled it Clueless Observations (mostly because I had no idea whatsoever of what to call it)... Continue reading
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"You're gonna need a bigger boat." After a young woman (Susan Backlinie) is attacked and killed by a shark, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) moves to close the beaches. Mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) puts a stop to it, only for a young boy (Jeffrey Voorhees) to get attacked... Continue reading
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I did not expect, nor did I wish, that my first ever blog post about Peter Straub would be to note the author's passing. He was 79 and a damn great writer. I managed to meet him one time, when he did a reading and signing in San Francisco. He... Continue reading
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"Thanks for playing." At last, the epic story of how important friendships were formed and cemented by playing a fantasy-themed role playing game can be told. Stranger Things and Dungeons & Dragons is a loving ode to the importance of fantasy, storytelling, and role play. It illustrates how those three... Continue reading
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A government agent asks Silver John to investigate the small, isolated mountain town of Wolver. Seems there are some strange goings on thereabouts. Strange enough to attract the attention of some foreign governments that are not all that friendly toward the United States. Silver John does as asked, but what... Continue reading
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"I'm sorry, but you are not going to be able to leave until we are done here." Wes (Ryan Kwanten) is taking a frantic road trip, fueled by grief, regret, and yearning. His trip comes to an unexpected and unwanted end at an isolated rest stop. That is where he... Continue reading
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"Lions don't do this." Widower Dr. Nate Samuels (Idris Elba) has brought his estranged daughters, Meredith (Iyana Halley) and Norah (Leah Jeffries), to a remote part of South Africa. His plan is to forge a new bond with the girls while showing them around where their mother grew up. His... Continue reading