Monthly Archives: November 2013

November 2013: To-Be Watched & Upcoming Reviews

I’m taking advantage of my 3-day weekend this week plus my 4-day weekend over the Thanksgiving holiday to watch:

The Purge (2013)
Psycho II (1983)
Twixt (2012)
Sharknado (2013)
Kill Baby…Kill (1966)
Dexter: Seasons 3+ (2006-2013)

Already-watched but reviews are in process for:

Maniac (2012)
Alice, Sweet Alice (1976)
Satan’s Little Helper (2004)
The Following: Season One (2013)

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Movie Review: “Grabbers” (2012)

I was browsing Netflix Streaming last night looking for something entertaining, perhaps mindless to watch. I’ll interject here that I don’t typically watch Netflix movies during the week; my boyfriend and I had eaten an early dinner and were looking for something to watch on TV and there really wasn’t much on. Well, there were a few shows I’d have been okay with but the BF vehemently despises commercials and during prime time news, commercials seem more annoying than usual. I digress.

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So I’d not heard of Grabbers, nor did any of the cast members ring a bell. The title was really off-putting–it sounded like a total cheese-fest, however, since I was honestly considering Sharknado, silly movie titles obviously don’t scare me away. The synopsis  for Grabbers states, “When alien monsters go on a murderous rampage on an Irish island, the only survivor is drunk — because alcohol makes blood toxic to the aliens. Now, as a sober cop tries to stop the carnage, the rest of the town must get wasted in order to survive.” I wanted to participate in the film as much as I could, so I cracked open a 24-oz can of Natural Lite I bought at a gas station on the way home from work and the BF and I hit the play button. Continue reading

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