The Vern’s Six Favorite Horror Movies of All Time


Hello everyone.

This list was originally published on the site I used to write for called The Cinematic Katzenjammer.  I urge you to check out the other posts, I and other great writers have made on there.

When I first heard the assignment from our editor about writing a Pick Six piece about my favorite scary movies, I got really excited. But when it came time to actually choose just six, I became a bit nervous at the task.  Picking just six horror films was real difficult for me. Do I go for the ones that really scared me, or do I go for the ones that I truly enjoyed? Should I stick with the classics or should I be different and go with some cult film that a lot of people have not heard of before? Well, I’m going to go with all of these aspects and give a list that will have all of these

The Vern’s Top Six Favorite Horror Movies


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31 Days of Halloween Music Videos: Week 2



It’s another week of fright filled videos as we get closer to one of my holidays.  Most of the videos listed, have been posted on Facebook and Twitter during the week.  But there are a few (mostly on the weekend) that I forgot to post on those sites.  Enjoy. Continue reading

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31 Days Of Halloween Music Videos: Week 1


Hello everyone and welcome to my 31 days of Halloween inspired music videos.  These are ones that have for what ever reason something slightly to do with my favorite Hoilday.   These videos are creepy, feature horror like elements, or could be just  people in costumes having a good time.   I’ve been trying my best to keep posting videos everyday on either Facebook and Twitter.  However with work and helping a friend move, I haven’t been able to post anything these last few days.

So here are the videos I have been sharing for at least the last nine days of October. Continue reading

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The Vern Looks at Actor Timothy J Cox’s Shorts.


Since starting this movie review blog, I have been getting contacted by several filmmakers, and production companies to review their features, and it’s been great.  One of these individuals is an actor by the name Timothy J. Cox.  I don’t know how this gentlemen found my site, but he has been taking time out of his day to send me links of the short films that he has been featured in.  From a crazed psychopath to a paranormal ghost hunter.   Mr. Cox has been a very good character actor in the features I’ve seen.  What I loved most about the movies he sends, is that it introduces me to other great actors  and filmmakers I have never seen before    Here are a few of the recent ones that feature this actor. Continue reading

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The Vern enjoys Spaghettiman(2016), but reviews the movie too.





Cast: Benjamin Crutcher,Winston Carter

Writers: Winston Carter, Mark Potts, Benjamin Crutcher, Brad Rackley

Director: Mark Potts.

If you were being mugged and then got saved by some masked stranger who shot noodles out of his hands.  You would feel pretty grateful, right.  Like there was someone out there who cared about you and wanted to make sure you were safe.  Now, let’s say that same hero asked for whatever was in your wallet for his help in saving you.  Well that guy would be a complete dick.  But you would also have one of the funniest dark super hero movies since  James Gunn’s Super.  I wouldn’t be surprised if director Mark Potts gets chosen to direct a big budget franchise after his work in this off the wall but extremely fun tale. Continue reading

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Ghost In The Shell with Scarlett Johannson: Teaser( 2017)


New trailer of the live action Ghost in The Shell feature just posted and it looks good.  I was a fan of the anime back from 1995 (you can read my post about it here and I was very skeptical about a U.S. version with english actors being made.  A lot of people made a big stink about Scarlett Johannson being cast in the lead role, but this was mostly white people.  Residents of Japan were not upset by this casting news, as seen in this video. Continue reading

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Everlasting and Harvest Lake Make Watching Trailers Fun Again.

Great video by Cecil Trachenburg from his site Good Bad Flicks. Follow him on Twitter @GoodBadFlicks

Let’s face it, trailers for movies are not exciting as they once were. We are more impressed with the finish project then we are being amazed or surprised anymore. When you go to see a movie at the theater, every trailer is basically the same. Every comedy, horror, drama, action, and indie trailer hits all the same notes that you have seen before and we are no longer impressed. To be fair, there have been some that are works of art in their own right. The ones of David Fincher comes to mind when I think of great movie trailers. From Seven to Gone Girl, each one has it’s own wonderful sense of rhythm and style that are really exciting. Too many times a trailer will spoil the entire movie and I want it to seduce me. A good one will tease me just enough so that I want to spend all my  money rather then pay rent.  Below are some examples of when it is done right and these are from films some of you haven’t even heard of before. Continue reading

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Twin Cities Film Fest Rejects The Love Witch


When I first started this blog, it was to review movies and give you my thoughts and perspectives on them.  I have been very lucky to have met and befriended many talented filmmakers and am beyond thrilled when their movie gets distributed and is screened for movie fans like me. Continue reading

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The Vern gets a Sunshine Blogger award




WOAH.  HOLY SHIT.  I got an award and I couldn’t be any happier.  This award comes to me from the very talented writer of the same  city where I live.  Well near by at least;  I’m talking about Ruth from the site  FlixChatter.If you have never read her stuff before I highly suggest that you do.  So anyways she gave me this award and then asked me a few questions.  I’m suppose to answer said questions and then pick another 11 bloggers and ask them 11 questions.  Are you ready…Well to bad, we’re starting anyways Continue reading

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The Vern gets a demon and reviews Hell-Bent.



Cast:Justin Andrew Davis, Leslie Lynn Meeker,Steven Trollinger

Writer: Shayne Kamat

Director: Foster Vernon

There was a Kids in the Hall sketch where a guy finds out that his best friend owns a demon.  If you don’t know what Kids in The Hall is, I’m not going to tell you.  You will just have to miss out on the best sketch comedy shows of all time.  The sketch was only a few minutes, and the joke was established that every person owned a demon.  Especially the successful ones. Continue reading

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