O.H.M.A.D. 2015 Day 9: Pin (1988)

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As far as bizarre movies go, you can’t get much more bizarre than Pin.  Terry O’Quinn (The Stepfather, Lost) stars as Dr. Lincoln, a  physician, raising two children, Leon and Ursala, along with his neat freak wife whose child rearing techniques leave a lasting scar on their son.  Using ventriloquism, Dr. Lincoln uses his anatomical dummy Pin to educate his children.  He warns them never to talk to Pin alone.  Ursala figures out what her dad is up top, but Leon looks to Pin as an guardian angel type figure.  Dr. Lincoln uses Pin to explain to his children the birds and the bees, and Ursala figures out her fathers game.  Leon, not so much.  In their teenage years, the parents die in a car crash and Leon’s feelings for his sister grow out of control. Continue reading

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The Guest (2014)

The-Guest-Poster-1The best way for me to describe this film is  “What if Capt America was The Stepfather?”.  Dan Stevens (Downtown Abbey) plays as David, a returning war vet who goes to visit the parents of his dead war buddy to give them their sons dying message.  He first meets the mother, Laura Peterson (Shelia Kelly from Lost) and immediately charms her into letting her stay with the family for a while.  Her husband objects to the idea at first, but is also charmed enough by the stranger.  Their son Luke (Brendan Meyer, iZombie) is apathetic, and the trouble comes from their daughter Anna (Maika Monroe, It Follows) immediately distrusts him. Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day: Top Dads of Horror

I Heart Dad

Hope you are all having a good Father’s Day, or making the best of it.  A couple years ago, I did a spotlight on the moms of horror so I figured it’s time I did a spotlight on the Dad’s of horror!  Let’s get it started: Continue reading

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