Daily Archives: December 10, 2012

Watch With Amanda: What’s On TV This Week? December 10 – 16

This week: It’s going to become less busy in front of the couch next week with Dexter and Homeland wrapping up their seasons on Sunday. It’s also winter finale time with Grey’s Anatomy, The Vampire Diaries, New Girl and more taking a break until the New Year.

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What will you be watching?

Monday December 10th
How I Met Your Mother (8pm): Barney’s developing relationship with Patrice leaves Robin questioning his motives, while Marshall’s widowed mother gets back into the dating pool, but he thinks she may be swimming with a shark.

American Country Awards (8pm): Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth host the third annual fan-voted event in Las Vegas. Performers include Jason Aldean; Lady Antebellum; Dierks Bentley; Luke Bryan; Little Big Town; Rascal Flatts; Kip Moore; and Jake Owen.
Gossip Girl (9pm): Blair’s encounter with Bart leaves her worried about Chuck, so she sets out to help him and recruits some assistance. Meanwhile, Chuck enters into a potentially life-altering agreement; and Nate’s financial woes put him in unfamiliar territory.

Hawaii Five-0 (10pm): A camping trip turns deadly when an armed man takes McGarrett and a girl hostage. Meanwhile, Adam introduces Kono to his dangerous brother who was recently released from prison.
Michael Buble: Home For The Holidays (10pm): Michael Bublé presides over a holiday songfest featuring guests Rod Stewart, Blake Shelton and Carly Rae Jepsen. Read the rest of this entry

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A Ghost Hunter’s Review of The Others

imagesCA9JQGNFIf you’ve been following my articles on “The Walking Dead,” 31 Days of Horror or Apocalypse November, you may have guessed that I love movies and books about the supernatural and horror. While some families pass on inherited abilities like playing an instrument, creating art, curing diseases, my family can tell when there are ghosts nearby. This is why I go on ghost hunting trips and why I’m not afraid of cemeteries. It isn’t the dead that scare me; it’s the mad man with his finger on the button, who can blow us all to smithereens. But no matter how we die, we’ll all eventually be ghosts. I’ll have some cinematic ghosts after the jump, specifically, The Others, and how it fits in with real world parapsychology.

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Biff Bam Pop’s Holiday Gift Guide – Movies, Books And More For Horror Fans

Receiving a gift in a horror film is rarely a good thing. It’s almost always a possessed doll/box/amulet, a monkey’s hand, cursed VHS tape… you get the picture. But as most horror fans are mostly human, we love a good gift. So let’s go beyond the expected and treat them to something they’re hoping for themselves. While you may not be able to stop the onslaught of remakes you can remind them of the great classics, give iconic images and get them on the inside track with some of the most controversial films ever made.

Universal Box SetWhile this may be on the pricey side, with Universal Classic Monsters you’re getting some of the best horror films ever with fantastic extras and a beautifully packaged box. Since Universal Studios essentially wrote the rule book for horror films, it’s only fitting that they’ve complied what they are calling the Essential Collection in honour of their 100th anniversary.

Find out what else horror fans should be looking for this holiday season after the jump!
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