Movie Review: I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

Back reviewing movies this week, I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House is a recent Netflix release and here’s what it’s about: “A young nurse takes care of elderly author who lives in a haunted house.” I’m in the minority again. I really liked this movie and was glued to the screen. For one thing, I love Ruth Wilson, who plays the nurse. She was exceptional in per performance and the other … Read more…

Movie Reviews: Housebound

What took me so long to watch Housebound. Here’s what it’s about: “Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam – a well-intentioned blabbermouth who’s convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam’s superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from … Read more…

Movie Review: It Follows

Hey, I’m back with a bad one, It Follows. Here’s what it’s about: “A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.” I happened upon It Follows while browsing for horror movies on cable. There was no rating for the movie, so I took my chances based on the description. I was sadly disappointed and quickly lost interest. This could have been a good teen scream movie based on the … Read more…

Book Review: The Unsolved Mystery of Ghosts by Michael Martin

Today’s book review is The Unsolved Mystery of Ghosts by Michael Martin. Here’s what it’s about: Presents the study of ghosts, including current theories and famous encounters. This is not a Halloween themed book, but ghosts are appropriate for the holiday. You’ll even learn a thing or two. I liked the format of the book. It includes some of the most well-known, real-life, ghost stories, along with other educational information like definitions, historical facts and … Read more…

Book Review: The Witch Casts a Spell by Suzanne Williams

Today’s Halloween book review is The Witch Casts a Spell by Suzanne Williams. Here’s what it’s about: With its delightfully hair-raising surprise ending, this Halloween frolic is set to the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell” I had fun reading this story with the music of The Farmer in the Dell in my head. What I really liked about this book is the illustrations. Barbara Olsen did a spectacular job! Very creative! It’s a … Read more…

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