John Carpenter

The Kenblog: Older Horror Movies That Still Hold Up Today!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with some Halloween fun! I know that the whole COVID mess is putting the clamps on some of the normal trick-or-treating rituals of Halloween (Mrs. Kendog and I are abstaining this year), but even if you’re party is a party of a few, you can still enjoy the holiday with some classic horror movies. Now I know that we happen to view several films from our childhood through the fog of nostalgia, but I’ve chosen a few films that still hold up very well today despite the passing of the years. Check’em out below and feel free to comment either on the site or at my Facebook page! So Sayeth The Kendog!

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Dog’s Movie House: “Halloween” Fun, Creepy Sequel!

Howdy Folks!  It’s The Kendog with a look at the latest incarnation of Michael Myers in the new movie “Halloween!”   

Michael Meyers Is Back In “Halloween”



In 1978, director John Carpenter pretty much defined the slasher movie with “Halloween” pitting a masked psychopath against a group of high schoolers in the ultimate game of survival!  (Bob Clark’s “Black Christmas” was probably the first “slasher film” but Carpenter’s film really refined the concept.)  Since then there have been a bevy of sequels and two reboots, each film varying in quality and in what these films added to an increasingly convoluted mythology.   In this new film, writer/director David Gordon Green and frequent collaborator Danny McBride have basically wiped the slate clean, creating a direct sequel forty years in the making, and the film is all the better for it.

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The Kenblog: “Ten Frightful Horror Films For Halloween”


Howdy Folks!  It’s The Kendog!





It’s Halloween time again and you know what that means for movie lovers.  Time to sit in front of the television and re-acquaint yourself with some of the best scary movies you can think of.  Now I’m going to refrain from doing a standard top ten of all time list, instead choosing to pick ten movies you might not have heard of or might not think of as great scary movies, but take it from me when I say they’ll be worth the watch.  Some are classics, some are not, but all are good-to-great scary movies.  Enjoy! Continue reading