31 Days of Horror 2015: American Horror Story: Hotel S05 E01: Checking In

I had fun with the Motts and our friends at the “Freak Show,” but now it’s time to travel to sunny Los Angeles. Wes Bentley from season one’s “Murder House” … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2015: American Horror Story: Hotel S05 E01: Checking In

The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means 31 Days of Horror, a month-long celebration of all forms of the macabre in pop culture. “The Ten Percent” wanted … Continue reading The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror

David Sandford Ward On… Rivers

Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe … Continue reading David Sandford Ward On… Rivers

The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut and Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition At TIFF

I was, if you can believe, probably about five or six years old when I had my first glimpse of a Stanley Kubrick film. It was the middle of a … Continue reading The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut and Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition At TIFF

Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines

I had watched the 1987 war film, Full Metal Jacket, a few years ago with my husband. The title refers to the bullet used by the infantry riflemen. At the … Continue reading Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines

31 Days Of Horror – Why The Shining Still Scares Us

Come and play with us Danny. Give me the bat.  KDK 12 calling KDK 1. You’ve always been the caretaker, sir. I should know. I’ve always been here. Would you … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror – Why The Shining Still Scares Us

March Madness: A Little Bit Of The Ultraviolence With Alex From A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange: I won’t bother summarizing the plot. If you haven’t seen this magnificent film by Stanley Kubrick (or read the less-than-magnificent-but-still-pretty-good novel by Anthony Burgess), stop reading this … Continue reading March Madness: A Little Bit Of The Ultraviolence With Alex From A Clockwork Orange

March Madness – A Pivotal Moment In The Shining

I’ll be honest with you. Part of me didn’t want to mention The Shining in our March Madness series. It felt a little too easy, do you know what I … Continue reading March Madness – A Pivotal Moment In The Shining

My Favourite Horror Film: Andy Burns checks into The Overlook Hotel for another look at The Shining

During the summer you may have read the Nine Weeks of Kubrick series I put together after purchasing the then new Stanley Kubrick Limited Edition Blu-Ray box set (if not, … Continue reading My Favourite Horror Film: Andy Burns checks into The Overlook Hotel for another look at The Shining