Posts Tagged ‘video’

Your Creepy Halloween Spider Post

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

I’m running out of Halloween season, so it’s time for a post on that perennial source of creepiness: Spiders.

There are few things that triggers our primal fear reflex more than spiders, so here’s a Whitman’s Spider Sampler of Creepiness.

  • Here’s a family whose house was infested with deadly brown recluses.
  • If you’re afraid of spiders, you almost certainly don’t want to work at a tarantula farm.
  • An encounter with the South American Goliath birdeater spider whose feet can stretch a foot in diameter.
  • I’ve tried to avoid the common gifs everyone’s already seen, but I am intrigued by this completely unconvincing, yet oddly unnerving film snippet, and I’d like to know what (presumably silent) film it’s from:

    Here’s the exceptionally creepy spider attack from The Mist:

    And here’s Cyriak’s deeply disturbing “Cobwebs”:

    Let’s end on a lighter note. There’s a Simon’s Cat with a spider:

    And this:

    It’s Short, And I Laughed

    Thursday, October 30th, 2014

    Sometimes that’s enough…

    The Silliest Horror Movie Poster I’ve Seen All Week

    Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

    Noted without comment…

    Yes, there’s a trailer.

    Looks like they were aiming for a cross between 80s T&A horror films and direct to SyFy…

    Halloween: Freaky Filipino Drag Queen Cover of “I Will Always Love You”

    Monday, October 27th, 2014

    It’s a good thing I already hate this song…

    Shoegazer Sunday: Starfire Connective Sound’s “To Dream You Are Floating Drunk Among The Storm”

    Sunday, October 26th, 2014

    I think that Starfire Connective Sound is the shoegaze/post-rock embodiment of Brazilian musician Al Schenkel. “To Dream You Are Floating Drunk Among The Storm” has a percussive edge that’s a bit closer to the post-rock end of things.

    Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Drops

    Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

    Behold:

    Is that mecha-Stark, or Ultron in Stark armor fighting Hulk?

    I’m there.

    Shoegazer Sunday: La Hell Gang’s “So High”

    Sunday, October 19th, 2014

    You don’t have to be a fan of drug-references to enjoy Chilian band La Hell Gang’s echoey, spaced-out “So High”.

    They’re evidently on tour in the U.S. right now…

    Shoegazer Sunday: Explosions in the Sky’s “The Birth and Death of the Day” Live

    Sunday, September 28th, 2014

    How do you feel about six minutes of intermittently pleasant guitar noodling?

    Tough.

    They’re an awful lot like a strictly instrumental version of Midsummer.

    Shoegazer Sunday: My Violent Ego’s “Trail of Lights”

    Sunday, September 21st, 2014

    “Trail of Lights” is a lush, laid-back, multilayered Shoegaze piece from Scottish/Italian duo My Violent Ego.

    Shoegazer Sunday: Black Hearted Brother’s “(I Don’t Mean to) Wonder”

    Sunday, September 14th, 2014

    Black Hearted Brother is a project featuring Slowdive’s Neal Halstead. Here they are with “(I Don’t Mean to) Wonder”.

    Also, evidently the Judge Dredd remake has some impressive slow-motion set-pieces…