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Psycho Beach Party

Psycho Beach PartyMy boyfriend has a tendency to make up fake titles for movies, usually fictional sequels such as “Hellraiser 7: Return to Party Beach” or “Freddy vs. Jason: Return to Party Beach” Notice a theme here? There’s 3. Bad movies- horror- party beach.

So when I was looking up Nicholas Brendon from Buffy the Vampire slayer (He was arrested at Boise’s Comic Con, and I was prompted to see what else he’d been in), and I found “Psycho Beach Party” I knew we had to watch it.

Psycho Beach Party was made in 2000, but it spoofs 60 horror films. It starts out at a drive-in movie, and keeps the kitschy horror theme throughout. It’s predictable, but does throw a lot of curves at the audience. Pretty much every character is under suspicion at one point or another for the mysterious murders that take place.

This is definitely a silly movie, and best enjoyed while tipsy. It has a female cop played by a man, a bitchy girl in a wheelchair, and of course, lots of surfer guys without their shirts on. It makes fun of pretty much every culture or subculture represented, and is an all around good time,

If you’ve seen it or don’t mind spoilers, read on. If not, Thanks for reading, and if you like to laugh at campy movies, your should check this one out! Read the rest of this entry

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Wake me up when it’s all over

Avichii’s “Wake me Up” featuring Aloe Blacc on vocals is definitely one of my recent obsessions. I love the mixture of EDM and country, and I read a review calling it “Mumford and Sons on speed”, which admittedly, I would probably enjoy listening to.

I love the music, which is Avichii’s doing, but Blacc does a great job on the vocals as well, which he wrote.

The first half of the first stanza is purely feelings about being young and inexperienced in the world: Read the rest of this entry

From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Some books rock the one-word title; others go for long and slightly absurd. I’m of course going to talk about the latter today.

From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler is a Children’s novel published in 1967. It is the story of a brother and sister pair who run away from home and live temporarily in the Metropolitan Museum of Arts. They discover a mystery and set out to solve it by seeking out Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, an eccentric, rich old woman. Read the rest of this entry