All posts tagged: FILMS

New Thriller/Horror Movie Suggestions for Halloween

It’s October, and that means it’s a great time to watch a thriller or scary movie. Every year, I try to compile a list of the best films I’ve seen from this genre. This year, I grouped the most recent films I’ve viewed into 10 categories. Check out my recommendations, and if you watch one or have seen one of the films I’ve listed, let me know what you thought about it. You can Tweet me at @lareecarucker.


Thrilling Thoughts About ‘Black Mirror’ and Real ‘American Horror’ Stories

By LaReeca Rucker Every now and then, I offer a list of some of the best horror/thriller movies, television shows and documentaries I’ve recently seen. Here they are: Black Mirror: I originally began watching “Black Mirror” a couple of years ago when the first season came to Netflix. At the time, I was a little embarrassed to share with others some of the content of this British science fiction series set in the near future with a technology/social media theme. Some of the subject matter in the first season has the potential to make viewers blush, including an episode in which the Prime Minster’s daughter is kidnapped and held for ransom. She will be murdered if the Prime Minster doesn’t perform an embarrassing act that will be recorded and shared on television and social media. So after watching it, I filed it away in my brain as interesting, but edgy until I started to see numerous articles written about “Black Mirror” recently in The New Yorker – which had already labeled the television series “A …