MY "TOP 3 FILMS of 2008" list

By now, you have seen the top five list I made up, based on the films covered by this site. This blog is dedicated to what I consider to be the best film of the year, hands down.

Yes, there are only three films on this list, but that is because there were only three films in 2008 that truly blew me away. I was going to make a top five, but there was nothing I felt that touched the three that I have listed here.

Best and Worst Horror Films of 2008

This is the BGH Crew's Top and Bottom 5 picks for 2008. The criteria was very loose, so you may see some films on here that are iffy as horror movies, and you may see some that only questionably were 2008 releases. We like to keep things interesting around here though, so it was pretty much anything goes. Feel free to argue our picks or give your own in the comments.

TOP 5 OF 2008

Eric
1: Cloverfield
2: The Strangers
3: Inside

Horror Headlines: New Years Eve, 2008

Just wanted to take a quick moment here to thank you guys for being a fan of BGH in 2008. 2009 promises to be our biggest year yet, so be sure to stick around... you won't be sorry!

Some recent stills from "The Uninvited", which is a remake of the Korean film "Tale of Two Sisters". The remake stars Elizabeth Banks, which I'm having a bit of trouble wrapping my head around. I'm sure she's a great actress, but does anyone remember seeing her in anything serious?

I'm surprised that this film "Text" is an indie picture. I'd be less surprised if it came out of a big studio, since it's a clearly teen-pandering idea and the poster is straight out of the 90's. Just saying.

Here's a list of official participating theaters in the "Afterdark Horrorfest", version 3. Check to see if the fest will be playing near you on Jan 9th when it opens.

I told you we would be seeing more "My Bloody Valentine 3D" stuff. Here's the first official clip to hit the internets... via MTV


In Real People News: 

Cell phone carriers pay virtually nothing to send text messages. So, make sure to kick them in the junk next time you see one of them.

Some might ask what the worth is of a scientific study where you give bees cocaine. Not me... it's time we get that honey-stealing "Pooh" bastard once and for all.

Woman tries to emulate the oral sex scene from "The Last House on the Left"... kind of succeeds. Um... Happy New Year?

On this day in history: 

1984: The drummer for Def Leppard, Rick Allen, has his arm torn off in a car accident. He continues in the band to this day.

BGH Book Club: A Dirty Job

Charlie Asher is a classic beta male done good. He owns a moderately successful second-hand store has a wife who is a few degrees out of his league and a baby on the way. Everything changes after the birth of his daughter. His wife's health takes a turn for the worse and as she is dying, Charlie sees a man in a mint green suit stealing her favorite cd from her hospital room. Unfortunately, no one else, including the security cameras can see this man.

Episode 55 - 2008 in Review

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We break down 2008 as we saw it, and wonder aloud what will be thrilling us in 2009.

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