HORROR FLICKS ARE OVER-RATED
From Chucky to the happening, horror movies have lost their edge a bit. Either the script and the storylines have gotten worse and fantasy based or the actors arent naturally talented. Maybe its just me but I just am not afraid, startled by, or impressed by the horror flicks. The graphics are great tho, i can give props to the technicians who slave over their beefed up cpu's but it seems its the same old song being sung in a different note. In the beginning of the movie everything is odd and normal then something tragic happens and all mayhem breaks loose. I dont even consider Horror movies to watch for entertainment with friends because its predictable, but i guess movie are to be a leisure activity or viewing where you unplug your mind and boot up your imagination. tell me what you think people...
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- The campaign was one of the first to demand a guaranteed income for all poor families in America.
- Today, the idea of a universal basic income is increasingly popular, and King's arguments in support of the policy still make a good case some 50 years later.
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For Damien Echols, tattoos are part of his existential armor.
- In prison Damien Echols was known by his number SK931, not his name, and had his hair sheared off. Stripped of his identity, the only thing he had left was his skin.
- This is why he began tattooing things that are meaningful to him — to carry a "suit of armor" made up the images of the people and objects that have significance to him, from his friends to talismans.
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