Lunchtime Walk Photos 3/27/2020

I was supposed to tour a college campus with my oldest daughter today. But, then COVID-19 happened and here we are.

I decided not to let it get me down though and, since the temps were almost warm enough, went for a walk at lunch with my camera. I didn't see a whole heck of a lot animal-wise and think I'm a little out of practice (and out of shape) but I did manage some photos.

Movie Review: Sleepaway Camp (1983)

Synopsis: Shy and traumatized following a boating accident that killed her family, Angela Baker reluctantly attends summer camp with her cousin, Ricky. She is quickly bullied by the other campers and some of the counselors. But, the camp has an even worse problem, there's a serial killer on the loose.

Who's in it? The movie stars Felissa Rose, Jonathan Tiersten, Karen Fields, Katherine Kamhi and Christopher Collet.

Review: My wife and I both sort of remember seeing this movie when we were teenagers but neither of us remembered a whole lot about it. So, when I came across it on VUDU, I decided to watch it with her last night.

Slasher movies like this are pretty much hit or miss. And, based on the premise, I was expecting this one to fall into that "miss" column. As it turns out, however, it was actually a pretty decent film.

I think the thing that really impressed me about this movie was it wasn't quite as predictable as I thought it was going to be. Naturally, sinc…

Movie Review: My Daughter's Psycho Friend (2020)

Synopsis: When Sierra moves from Colorado to Los Angeles, she quickly makes friends with her next door neighbor, Kaitlyn, and her BFF, Lexi. However, she quickly learns Lexi has a malicious side to her and, when one of Lexi's pranks results in the death of a classmate, finds herself in danger of being framed for murder.

Who's in it? The movie stars Taylor Blackwell, Avery Kristen Pohl, Lauryn Speights, Skyler Seymour and Caia Coley.

Review: I came across this movie while flipping channels a couple days ago and, thinking it sounded somewhat interesting, decided to record it. Since my wife and I couldn't find anything on TV tonight, we decided to watch it and, well, let's just say we kind of wished there was something else on TV.

The premise itself wasn't too terrible, though I also wouldn't describe it as being overly unique either. It's just the execution was pretty bad, even for a made-for-TV film.

First, my wife described it best when she said the movie wa…

Don't Be an A** (a Covid-19 Inspired Poem)

To those of you buying out all the toilet paper, baby formula and other stuff. The world doesn't just center around you. There are plenty of other people around Who have needs too. I know things aren't great But that's not an excuse to offend. We'll get through this small crisis. You don't need to act like the world is about to end. The rules are simple, keep your distance, cover your coughs and wash your hands. Plus wipe down any surfaces, whether they are metal, marble or glass. And, most importantly, Don't be an a**

Think of this as a test. One that is standardized for all of society. An opportunity to show That being human really can be a thing of beauty. The best part about it is there is no need to study. The answers are spelled out for you so it should be easy to pass. In fact, there's really only one answer. Don't be an a**

Movie Review: Curse of the Nun (2019)

Synopsis: After overcoming an abusive relationship and a drug problem, Anna is thrilled to be starting over in her own home with her daughter and new man. There's just one problem, the spirit of a deceased nun is determined to get Anna to take her place in purgatory and won't let her leave the house.

Who's in it? The movie stars Lacy Hartselle, Rae Hunt, Cale Adcock, Brad Belemjian and Jonathan Everett.

Review: My wife mistook this movie for another film when we were scrolling through horror flicks on VUDU and, at her recommendation, I wound up selecting it. Obviously, it wound up not being the movie we were expecting. But, I did think the film was surprisingly good.

I don't know if I would describe the movie as being particularly scary. In fact, there were times in the film when I wondered if maybe the writers wanted it to be more of a comedy. But, the movie did wind up having some good things going for it.

For one, I found I liked the mystery surrounding the house and …

Movie Review: The Recall (2017)

Synopsis: As a group of friends prepare to party at a remote cabin, the Earth is invaded by aliens looking to abduct humans by the thousands. Their only hope is a former astronaut turned recluse who has encountered the aliens before.

Who's in it? The movie stars Wesley Snipes, RJ Mitte, Laura Bilgeri, Hannah Rose May and Niko Pepaj.

Review: My wife and I weren't able to do a whole heck of a lot over our anniversary weekend, mostly because everything is closed because of COVID-19. So, looking for an escape from the horror movie going on outside, we opted for an alien invasion film. Overall, this turned out to be better than I was expecting.

Actually, I thought the overall premise was pretty darn good. The aliens weren't just invading and abducting people, they arrived with the purpose of performing experiments on and upgrading humans (for motivations unknown). If nothing else, it was somewhat unique and a little intriguing.

The movie also managed to have quite a bit more susp…

Movie Review: Flight of the Living Dead (2007)

Synopsis: A scientist secretly transports a frozen woman infected with a zombie virus on a passenger plane to Paris. When the plane runs into turbulence, the woman is woken up and the virus quickly spreads.

Who's in it? The movie stars David Chisum, Kristen Kerr,Richard Tyson, Erick Avari and Siena Goines.

Review: With everything going on around us with this COVID-19 stuff, I figured it was as good of night as any to watch a zombie movie. And, when I came across this one on VUDU, I couldn't resist.

Truthfully, I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie and mostly wonder if it would turn out to be a terrible film. However, it wound up being a lot better than I thought it would be.

For one, having a zombie film take place in such a confined space added a little extra suspense to the movie. There were very few places to hide and, unlike many other zombie films, it wasn't as though potential weapons were readily available.

Adding to this was the way the zombies woul…