When you think of horror films, you probably think of the monsters and maniacs that populate them. Michael Myers. Pinhead. The shark from Jaws. A lot of scary movies would be nothing without their antagonists, but what about their stomping grounds? These locations provide their films with atmosphere and substance. On that note, in no particular order, let’s take a look at my favorite horror locations.
Just a little biweekly poll here at FTS, just a little question of This or That? What do you prefer and why? You can take any reasoning you want but you must chose one over the other. The poll can also be found on the sidebar of the blog page.
I’ve always wanted to travel across America. I’ve been a few times, to the major tourist attractions – Disneyworld in Florida, Vegas in Nevada, Cheers in Boston – but there’s so many places I’ve never seen in person, and most likely never will. Fortunately, there’s a solution, and it’s my own personal remedy to all life’s problems: movies. There’s been a movie set literally everywhere. Everywhere! So, this feature sees me cinematically visit a new state every week, through a film that was set there. You can read my journey so far here. Next up: Arizona!
Fury (2014) Directed by David Ayer. Starring: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman. IMDB says: “April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Out-numbered, out-gunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany.”