What I Read and Watched – May 2019

To continue the monthly breakdown I started at the beginning of the year, here’s the breakdown, offered with little comment.



House on Haunted Hill (Feature, 1959)
Santo vs. Blue Demon in Atlantis (Santo contra Blue Demon en la Atlantida) (Feature, 1970)
Queen of Snakes (Feature, 2019)
Torchy Gets Her Man (Feature, 1938)
Island of Terror (Feature, 1966)
Mighty Gorga, The (Feature, 1969)
What We Left Behind: Looking Back at Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (Feature, 2018)
Couch, The (Feature, 1962)
Bride of Frankenstein (Feature, 1935)
Date with the Falcon, A (Feature, 1941)
Legend of El Hombre Lobo, The (Short, 2018)
Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (Feature, 1966)
Hole in the Ground, The (Feature, 2019)
Falcon Takes Over, The (Feature, 1942)
House of Ghosts (Feature, 2012)
Night Must Fall (Feature, 1964)
Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much (Feature, 2017)
Attack the Dojo! (Short, 2019)
Torchy Blane in Chinatown (Feature, 1939)
Us (Feature, 2018)
Perfection, The (Feature, 2018)
Nun, The (Feature, 2018)
Condemned to Live (Feature, 1935)
Woman Who Came Back, The (Feature, 1945)




Die a Little by Megan Abbott
Super-History: Comic Book Superheroes and American Society, 1938 to the Present by Jeffrey K. Johnson


I’m noticing a pattern this year, and I’m not quite sure I’m completely happy with it.

  • For as much as I say I love the horror host . . . is it a genre? A movement? A . . . revolution? Whatever it is, I don’t watch all that many movies presented by horror hosts. (I don’t count the movies I introduce at the Joy Cinema.)
  • And, perhaps more embarrassingly, I only read two books last month? WHAT? A writer really should feed their brain with as much reading as possible to keep those writer neurons from getting lazy, and beyond that, I love to read. What was I thinking/doing last month?

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