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Friday, October 31, 2014

A missing week October 23- November 3

Previously I'm missing a week as I have been workingon my halloween blog.
and I even though I was ahead, I got behind because they suspended my ZodiacImmortal blog account, which means I couldn't work on anything posts or pages! You are jsut completely blocked out and not able to at least edit anything!

Thursday 23-  So I had an appt. with the pain specialist, got a new prescript for my tramadol & was on my way.  Mail comes hearing Nov 7th (pain!)

Friday 24- Appt. with Dr. V at Mental health clinic and Have to get them to send some records but takes at least a week WTF? if someone is asking for them most likely they need them sooner than that. And with fax why can't you just send I mean what 5 documents at least so we have them. really I don't want to go to the hearing & the F'n judge to say oh the records weren't in on time (the last is 5 days and we had done that the last time but because of the lazy doc. called on for the hearing last time it was either oh I haven't a had a chance to read them.

Sat  25- So mom's tv crapped out a week or 2 ago and so she & dad went grocery shopping and to go to P.C. Richards to see for a new tv. So they get home & mom says they got me an early birthday present and I told her so just give it to  me on my birthday. (Now you know why I'm always bitching, about gift holidays) Says  No it can't wait, so now I'm thinking its some sort of food that's going to go bad.  Dad brings up  the tv she got a 19" for her room, and another for my room cause they were affordable enough!  So being a tv yes.. by the time my b-day rolled around NOv 19th It would be close to the time (if something was wrong with it) the refund would expire.  but really can't can't hooks up one tv, then if it works undo it & try the other so I actually get a surprise gift for my birthday?  This is prob. one reason I feel shitty all the time cause I have to  

1. pick out my own stuff and 
2.ask if it can be a gift.  &
3. then I know what I'm getting


Tuesday 28- So I thought to do a mummy theme (being I'm being a mummy this year) & found a pumpkin just this weekend. I drew it up last night and when I went to look at the pumpkin, not sure if I can pull it off. It's a bit 'flat' prob. best to do  traditional face but even that I'm not sure there's enough of room for!

Painted my nails last night with a Black & red Gothic manicure (black tips with red nail but my left forefinger nail I made red tip w/ black, and my right one being as the nail broke (the tip) I only painted black. I'll likely put a few decals on them and will try to take a picture but not sure how soon I'll be able to post.

Posted my vampire-bible (at least the information I already had typed up.
Tomorrow I'll have to post the recipes and I am working on a history of Halloween, I already have plans for Halloween posts next year let's just hope I can remember where I got the idea from.

Wednesday 29- So mom went to go do laundry and just a minute or 2 after she leaves I get a call from her. Apparently a movie /make that Mini series  titled Show me a Hero  is being filmed on the street behind us, so of course I went to go investigate.

It's about  the  Mayor of Yonkers from the 1990s  who is said to have committed suicide November 1993 (which I don't believe)

Ew seriously they choose that guy to play the 'baby' mayor as mom would call him. That's just insulting

Some  of the stories at the time
ex-yonkers-mayor-s-death-is-laid-to-fears-of-inquiry * mystery-of-young-politician-s-death.html
meet-nicholas-wisicsko-the-youngest-mayor.html *

Halloween!!!! (october 31st. for those that do not know)
I'm still alive. though I'm wrapped in bandages... I'm being the mummy of an Egyptian priestess. My darn adhesive stuff from last year was all messed up so I had to make a Elmer's glue water mix to put the gauze on my face I'e got a pair of long john pants on & a piece of  white fabric over (a shirt) to looks somewhat Like a dress. Make up earrings, and I am slowly getting my ace bandages on  other parts of me & I'll jsut have some cheese cloth over the white to look like the bandaged for the middle of my bod

OMG some little boy dressed as Capt. american got scared of my costume! When I went down to hand out some treats he saw me coming down then at some point (I guess one the light hit me)  I just saw him tense, the eyes grow wide then SCREAMS.... & runs to the adult with the group!
When I got upstairs dad was cracking up as he was watching

November 3rd-  So I'm just hear after the weekend trying to catch up on

November 1st & 2nd  I Didn't go on the computer, as I had some shows I still had to catch up on, and movies as well  (Satan's Play ground & The Black Waters of Echo Pond (you will find them when I make the november review page,.)  Wrote a letter or 2 read a bit of my book. Watched Doctor Who & Benedict Cumberbatch on the Graham Norton show.  Sunday I just had one more show to catch up with and watched NASCAR Cup Chase race.. My drive Harvick is still in so far & finished 2nd. Tried to make my pumpkin seeds and sadly for some reason they caught fire (even though I was using the same instructions I have always used!) But then again I do get clumsy this time of month (::winks::)

back to the 3rd.... Watched Deliver us from Evil, now I'll have to try and get some things done I wasn't able to while doing the 31 days of Halloween now.. I just have to try to sort out my scorpio stuff

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

October 13- 19

Tuesday 14- So I went to see Dracula Untold (just had to esp. with Luke Evans as the lead! grrrowl!)
Not sure if I like him better as a good guy or bad guy but damn he's AWESOME & scary as the bad guy in No One Lives! It wasn't bad I think Entertainment weekly gave it a C and I a C+ as the action is great never a dull moment in this. After Dracula I sneaked in to see Annabelle which really isn't all that scary aside from that doll! Although like in Insidious there is a few blink & you miss it Demon shots Read the reviews here

Wed 15- Had appt. and on the way back to meet my mother the thing for those with walkers & wheelchairs wouldn't go back in place so a lot of people got stuck. My friend in Hull England posted a bunch of stuff here's some of the highlights from her twitter
Great films based on true stories
Cute Rooms
Great stunning architecture

Thursday 16- so was just catching up on a couple of my shows that are on the same time as others! Week in & week out.. I end up having lots of catching up to do between the shows I have to watch on demand (I have only saturday that I have 1 show on at 8 2 at 9, (but one of them had their finale, and the other I usually watched on it's re-air at midnight) and another at 10. Oh mom made home made potato wedges! Working
on my 31 Frights of Halloween you can checkout here http://zodiacimmortal.wordpress.com/

Saturday - Went to Connecticut to visit a family friend (Rosemarie) she lives at her daughter Lisa's who has a birthday today!  when we get there Christine is home & let's us in I go to look out the back door & get scared! Grey cat is hanging on the the screen door at face level! I think he registered as a giant spider! I did actually scream! So for once someone gave me a scare in October! We only went to the Dollar stoe & the thrift store next store. I got a few books One is on dreams, another is The American girls guide (has how to make a hammock, sewing, painting & a bunch of other assorted things. Came across a Janet Evanovich book I had not heard of Metro Girl, & I got the Ultimate Dracula book it's a celebration of the novel and is an anthology of 'short' stories

Sunday 19th

10-facts-about-cats  -from Helen
Just watching the race today

Monday, October 13, 2014

Chilling whispers doth call October 6-12

Monday 6- Celebrating Supernatural's 10th season there's a special on tonight and omorrow the new season starts! (as well as the other CW shows) Tuesday 7 -so after my phone appointment  I wached Lost Boys on the blu-ray (though I have the dvd) but it was still good to see it  on a bigger screen. and FINALLY I come across the Icebucket Challenge for the Hemsworths including brother Luke! When Liam first came on I couldn't help my start laughing at what he was wearing... (why not jsut board shorts?)

How'd ya likeone of these cars?  Fastest Production cars

Wednesday 8th- Last night was the premire of the Flash on the CW you can see the review in the Telley page So what happenes when Kangaroos have a domestic dispute? you just let them be!!

Thursday 9- so went to my appt. was a hearing but I'll just say someone on the gov't end idn't do their job so it has to be rescheduled

YEAH!!! Kevin Harvick won the race last night!!!! SO we're still in the cup chase! & with that win get into the next round!
While waiting for the race tehre was a college football (american) game on. which 5 minutes equals a half hour becasue they can't moe their asses & haveto always stop the clock. (there's a reason for the clock) anyway so it was I t ink TSU vs Bangor which had Gold helmets so I was making cracks about it. Bangor was behind majorly but holy crap did they make a serious comback & WOn!!!
as for Harvick winning.... 1. I think it was to make up for the fact I couldn't watch the whole race. Doctor WHo, Intruders & Grahm Norton were on (& luke Evans was on Graham Norton)
2. Mom found the Octoberfest beer I like so I froze it before rinking (as I always do) and drank it while the race was on. If youy are not much of a beer drinker, (which i'm not) I'd duggest to try this.
Another cheer Walking Dead starts tonight!~ can't wait

 Well Walking Dead pre mire kicked off on a err.. 'high' note energetic and packed full of action.

Friday, October 03, 2014

Halloween movie Marathon 2014 (October movie reviews)

I'll keep updating this as I watch movies but I'll publish this now so you can rent the movies if you'd like as well.

Salem's Lot- (2004) Stars Rob LoweI think I liked this one better even though it was almost (or exactly) 3 hours long. Oh Rutger Hauser otherwise known as Sookie's Fairy grandfather in Tue Blood is in this, who plays Borlow...mmmm is that where the TB writers got the name for (Macklin) Warlow as a twist on that? WOw are these vampires even the new ones long in the tooth! I'd say as long as my pinky finger and thin as a pin. This is worth a slot on The halloween movie marathon list!

Sight- (dvd) the sound is too low when they talk. It looks like an amature video to me as if it was a project not the nice crisp colors etc. you get from a 'real' movie. Around a half hour in I find it boring, the characters I don't like.

Session 9-  an asbestos removal crew get the bid to clean up a closed run down asylum (I think it's the one that was in American Horror Story season 2), When one of the guys go missing. Another is poking his nose around the records archive and usually nothing good comes from  that. David Caruso of CSI;Miami stars and Josh Lucas is in it as well.  As usual in these types of movies the workers seem to start gong loony themseles either my arguing amoung one another or possibly having halucinations. This was different than the usual cliched 'Haunted asylum' movies, So I give it some originality points. It's suspenseful and I was surprised with what I'd call the twist. B

Transformers: Age of Extinction-  so we'[ve got a sort of cloaning thing going on only 'upgrading' say Bumblebee's transformium metal into stinger. I think Galvatron came from Optmus Prime but sounds & acts more like a Decepticon. The girls boyfriend in here in one scene I thought was Chris Hemsworth, though this guy I can't get a bead on his accent, sometimes he sounds Irish, others aussie, & sometimes English... So I look him up on IMDB.com & he's from Colorado.  Alot of the bots in this remind me of things from other sci-fi robot alien movies. For instance, when Galvatron stands up he looks like Gypsy Danger (or at least that large hole in the chest) from Pacific Rim, Then from BattleShip there's mini versions of those zipper looking balls that rip up pavement etc. Then there's what to me looks like a turd falling off the ship in this & looks like those worm alien things from Avengers. I hope those similarities are just me but I'm still taking points away for that, the action is good, so the movie doesn't full feel like its almost 3 hours (or at least once it gets going) but I might have to watch it again to see how I really feel about it. It didn't feel as good as the previous entries of the series. C

The Changeling- John loses his wife and child to a raodside accident. When he has somewhat moved on, he becomes a music professor and moves into an historical  home that turns out to be haunted. John then uncovers the mystery  of the sprit. For an 80s movie I give it a B

Warlock 1-3  -   Basically more or less tha same plot in ways but at least in th 3rd I think the decendant of a witch finally gets rid of the warlock.  The first 2 is basically trying to bring forth the child of the devil or the evil himself and the 3rd the decendant of a witch inherits a home and spends some time in it in hopoes of learning of her family.  Not the best of series and I wouldn't recommend.

Dracula Untold -  I couldn't wait to see this in the theater! The movie was originally titled Dracula Yera Zero, with Sam worthington attached, what happened to that project I do not know but Wortho in my eyes is just not vampire material. When I saw Luke Evans as Vald Tempes I was quite thrilled; besides, he's got his own fangs!  I already know quite a bit of the true 'Dracula' being as it means Son of the Dragon and by others Son of the Devil I didn't need this movie to tell me that. Other parts I already knew as well to be actually true that he was a beloved ruler and some of the other truths about him as well so the story was nothing new to me other than how Vald becomes Dracula. There is a titular moment where he says "You forget who I am" to which would be his legend Vlad the Impaler. Not much gore or 'horror' but more of a fictional true story. I do love the parts where Luke is fanged out and up in his enemies face. Luke Evans I say was made to play the role, he made it his own and I hope there will be a sequel greenlit. The action scenes were great esp. the 1000 to 1 odds! Also have to give credit to the costume crew for that great armor they had with the Dragon on it as well as the sculpted shoulder pieces! (If only I had the money to buy it from whoever I'd have to!)  The movie was fun and was happy I would have a Dracula movie in time for Dracula Day (yes there actually is one! It falls on Bela Lugosi's birthday October 20). There is something however missing from the movie (unless that was just me knowning most of the tale), howeer i still think it's worth the watch in the theater and I will be getting it on blu-ray when it comes out.   C+
So I haven't read this yet, just came along but from the title.. I'm excited!! http://screenrant.com/dracula-untold-shared-monster-movie-universe-nycc/
http://ihorror.com/theatrical-review- by one of their writers

Annabelle- The doll from the conjuring gets it's own movie (I think we saw this prequel coming, didn't we?) The stroy is based on the real life Ragedy Ann doll below in it's case in the Warren's Occult museum.  The movie was ok, but not creepy like the Conjuring or the first Insidious, though it has it's own Insidious creep out.  You do get to see a demon, but to me he was much more menacing (try saying that 3x fast!) in the basement shot, than the cheap  blink & you miss it in your face scare. When it's close up it looks more like a gargoyle to me, & well Gargoyles are supposed to protect the building (& its residents) it rests on. So for me it wasn't really scary (maybe if it was on a big screen in my house or my aunt's with the lights out esp in her house as it makes lots of noises!) other than the basement for me. I did however enjoy it B

Dark Circles- As to those under your eyes. A pair of new parents get no sleep when their infant wakes up constantly in the night. The mother thinks she's seeing ghosts and the husband doesn't believe her. Pretty predictable and not at all original. Don't waste your time...D

The Frankenstein Theory- Some guy has a theory Frankenstein's monster is actually real. This is based on some letters in his family's archive. he has a film crew go on his expedition with him (cliched docu- film).  I like the basis of it as its an interesting take on ol' "Frankie' instead of the same recycled story and monster with big long square head and looking like a baseball in other incarnations. This one I don't even know how to describe (the scare of this Frankenstein is more your imagination as I don't think we ever get a close enough look to see what the monster looks like). They did have me right to the end which to me ends abruptly.  C- (minus for the ending)

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Starling Archives

Season 3


Season 2
The FLash *
on Chelsea lately
Is Arrow the best live action show...ever?
Stephen talks Fatherhood & being a superhero * Dr. Ivo cast * The Flash Cast


Season 1

'non-stop' finale * Arrow @ Wondercon 'Sizzle' reel * Arrow Parkour
ARROW pics & an article in ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY #1252 March 29 2013 Opened cover, turned a page & I nearly fell on my butt)
Presenting at Canadaian Screen Awards*Tv Ratings who's Hot & not*Early Show Renewals*
Justice earned*Dark turn for fan faves * Co-own Knocking Point Winery * National Post Worthy 30
Stephen tweeted this EW pic on his page (which I thank goodness subscribe to) ... The Feb 27th 2013 16th episode in which he kept calling the "Holy Sh-- Balls" episodebecause so much was going on and a bomb so to speak drops
Summer break Action figures to be unveiled at Comic con
Arrow Comic Con & more news

---}}----SPOILER ALERT-------> season 1 finale
Arrow cast on Tommy Merlyn & Colin Donnell
-}}--Do not read unless You watched Finale-->

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

September Movie Reviews

Bad Words-  Rated R stars jason Bateman as a 40 year old named Guy with no High School education. Finding a loophole in the rules for Spelling bees that makes him eligible he sets his sights on winning with a reporter in tow trying to find out what his motivation is.
My favorite part is the 'guys night'  When Bateman isn't spouting profanity laced insults or said favorite part.. the movie gets boring. Well (well that came out of left field Laughs)  that was a unexpected! (can't tell ya it's at the end!)  C

Need For Speed- Wow there's some wicked F'n cool cars in this. Something that sounds like its called an Auger (or something like that) Forget about Messin with Sasquach I nearly fell off the couch laughing at the 'exit strategy'  from the rest stop (& I don't mean the fancy footwork) This was a fun movie. And I swear they actually had sets of building etc from the game. There was a few spot I swear I do remember from the game when I've played. B

Pure Country 2: The Gift- Not my thing Only rented it because Travis Fimmel is in it. The storyline seems like a movie made for Lifetime or Hallmark channels, and just as thin. At least the acting is a bit better than those. D

Afflicted- So I thought this was just going to be some weird tourist meet cannibals movie or something like that. Nope, but it will teach you not to bring strangers back to  your room or go to theirs. Sort of Hostel meets (oh what's the name of the movie) Touristas I think..(Checks IMDB not the right title I thought, and I can't think of the name) whatever  it is  they go away and they whole party was kidnapped  and (or) Killed  one by one. I'll just say Derrick  starts acting weird after a night in Paris. Sleeping too long, not eating much if at all as for Originality I'd give it a 3 out of 5 as it's been done before but in a way, has it's own spin even if that's just an amaglomation of a few different types of movies in one. Not quite found footage but documenting everything for ther travel website, Vacation gone arway. As far as I feel about it C-  nice effort but to me some parts seem amature, and maybe a little rip off. One Derrick is fully afflicted it reminded me of a commercial for a video game One of the horror ones, Left for Dead comes to mind though. The part where you see him on the floor and looks up with the eyes (you'll know what I mean when you see it)  I swear is a full on rip off of the scene I thought of in that commercial.  C-

Cemetery Junction - 1 1/2 hours english comedy starring Christian Cooke & Ricky Gervais Directed by Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
Well it's a bit depressing in ways, bland in the marries and take your spouce for granted sort of way, + wanting to get away from your crappy little town to be and do something. C

Only Lovers Left Alive- 2 hours long  Looking for action? don't bother! This stars Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton & Co-starring John Hurt. Tom plays Adam a musician & vampire;  who is depressed with the world of humans, who in some way have become tainted (not sure if they ever explained it). For some reason the vampires call humans zombies in this (how insulting yet at the same time I get the metaphor). Adam has a 'zombie' named Ian who helps him acquire antique guitars and other things for his music. Ian seemed very familiar but whoever the actor, is desguised well, however sounded very familiar and some movements etc. after awhile I thought wait that sounds like Anton Yelchin and some of his other 'tells' I noticed as well. Whadda ya know, I was right it is him. So anyway, Adam's wife for centuries, Eve  comes to to help him get out of his funk. Her sis Ava stops by for a visit and there's much hostility on Adam's part toward her, and messes things up for Adam. Don't be tired when you watch this. Not sure how I got through it (maybe my love of all things vampire? Or the facts 'Loki' has grown a set of fangs? Yeh I think that's it. THe rocker look I think suit Tom well. beyond that  It's a toss up. It's kind of artsy I guess in way so I'm not sure how to grade this. I'll go with at least a C because some may hate it & others will love it I'm a bit of both.

Homefront- starring Jason Statham, winona Ryder, James Franco & Kate Bosworth who at first is so unreconizeable! While undercover Phil Broker has infultrated a Motorcycle club and takes down a heroine house. He retires to (somewhere in) Louisianna with his daughter. The daughter is getting bullied and that's when all the story beings to pick up.The town shoud jsut because Bully'anna.  As an actor I don't like Franco but I think this was a better suited role for him. He is quite nuts in it, but then again that's what happens when you juice on your own stuff. I didn't get that wooden feeling from him in this. I almost didn't reconize Kate Bosworth or Winona Ryder but Kate well looked just like any other white trash druggy. All in all Broker ends up repeating history. One thing I'll say /....Cool exlosion ....C

The Dead Matter- Gretchen finds an amulet that brings back & controlls the dead. Some ancient vampire is trying to get his mitts on it. Not original, tho Tom Savini (yeah the same gu from Dusk til Dawn w/ the crotch gun)  in this he plays a vampire that to me seems to be a mobster. Oneo f the characters makes diet drugs which you don't find out the point of  what this diet drug has to do in the movie until the end! (Which was a sort of unexpected twist)  D

The Quiet ones-  Says its inspired by actual events
Some sort of class (Paranormal Sciences?) at Oxford in 1974 at Oxford   are doing a study to (I think) somehow prove the spirit world exists.   I had to watch awhile to find out what the actual project was. The project is to cure Jane of what they think is a psychosis. The movie feels long when it's not, it's only like an hour and a half (maybe a little more running time without the credits). Ok I oddly didn't see that twist coming so bonus points there. There were a few scenes I thought could have been edited out & would still have told the story well, and makes me wonder what did end up on the cutting room floor! It's a toss up D or C

The Adventurer: Curse of the Midas box- Well that was more lively than the other movie I watched last night.  Ioan Gruffudd (sp?) is in it, oh for only a bit in the beginning & end. In this the Midas 'curse' is not that everything you touch turns to gold. It's a box thought that anything that's put in it is supposed to turn to gold; however when an amulet is put on top of it it turns into a weird sort of gun. That's blasts soemthing like a laser beam. It was alright there is another one so I might get that as well..

X-men: Days of Future Past- fave quote (or sort of) Wolverine to (well in human form) Beast  (well basically) We're Good Friend (in the future) ::Then punches him::  I wish Colassus would get more time in these movies, he's always in the back drop, when he should be a main character (so under used).  I mean he's been in 2-3 X-men movies now, yet doesn't get some sort of sub-plot but yet we are introduced to Quicksilver (played by Evan Peters from American horror Story)  in this. The character  will have a different face when he shows up in Avengers 2: The Age of Ultron (which I swear my mouth keeps trying to say Voltron!). All I'll say is the actor is 'Kick-ass'. There's a few laughs and  just enough action to be satisfied. There's soemthing that disappointed me but I can't put my finger on it.  I'm not sur eif it was the plot but it felt something was lacking.  C

Salem's Lot- (2004) Stars Rob Lowe