Being Human (UK Version) Review

Being Human (UK Version) is a 2008 supernatural horror drama television series created by Toby Whithouse, starring Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Sinead Keenan, Michael Socha, Damien Molony, Kate Bracken, and Steven Robertson.  The series follows a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire who all share accommodation and attempting as best as they can to live a “normal” life. Positives: Well-written characters Good score Great performances by a talented cast Interesting story Great special effects Negatives: Flaky writing Silly subplots Plot: The premise of the series follows George (a…

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Being Human (US Version) Review

Being Human (US Version) is a 2011 supernatural drama television series created by Toby Whithouse, starring Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Hutington, and Kristen Hager. Serving as a remake of the BBC show of the same name, the series revolves around three roommates living in Boston, the trio attempting to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf. Positives: Great characters Terrific cast Good special effects Great story Great performances Good score Great writing Great character development Negatives: n/a Plot:  The premise of the show…

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Ghosts in Fiction and Folklore

Ghost/spirits/souls are apparitions of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest to the living.  Most ghosts in fiction are depicted as disembodied spirits who wonder the Earth with a seemingly unfullfilled person that keeps them from moving on. This post will focus on different examples including those in literature, film, television, comics, animation, and video games. List of Ghost Powers and Abilities in Fiction In Film: Top 20 Scariest Ghosts in Film Thanks for checking out the post and in the comment section below let us know…

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Top 20 Scariest Ghosts in Movies

Ghost movies are perhaps the one genre that actually leave me with goosebumps and constantly looking over my shoulder at night.  Maybe it’s because I can’t actually fight off a ghost and that they can appear any and everywhere.  Well, while freaking out at the job I decided to come up with a top twenty list of scary ghost in film.  1. Diana Film: Lights Out (2016) 2. Uber Phantom Film: Pulse (2006) 3. Kayako Saeki Film: The Grudge (2004), The Grudge 2 (2006), The Grudge 3 (2009) 4. Samara…

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Lights Out Review

Lights Out is a 2016 supernatural horror film directed by David F. Sandberg, starring Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia, Billy Burke, and Maria Bello.  A young woman, Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) struggles to protect her brother, Martin (Gabriel Bateman) from a malevolent spirit connected to their mother’s past. Positives: Great performances Good characters Good use of practical and visual effects Good, unique story Great direction Good writing Great suspense Diana is a good, memorable antagonist Negatives: Story can be clunky at times Lackluster ending Plot: Rebecca must unlock the terror…

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List of Ghost Powers and Abilities in Fiction

Ghosts/spirits/souls are apparitions of a dead person that is believed to appear or become manifest to the living. This list was inspired by the List of Vampire Traits in Folklore and Fiction on Wikipedia, albeit a few modifications. Supernatural Powers Immortality – Ghost can live forever because they don’t age and they can’t be killed (at least in the conventional way). Flight – To fly without any outside influence.  Ghosts don’t weigh anything so why shouldn’t they. Intangibility – The power to phase through all forms of matter. Invisibility – Ghost can…

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