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A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio-- My take on the movie with spoilers!

Anthologies can sometimes be a risky pick as a viewer. You just know there’s going to be maybe one good story in the mix that you’re going to like. The rest are just supporting that one good story.

The Devil's Machine (Automata)-- My take on the movie with spoilers!

If you're looking for a movie that will give you the experience of a theatre play, then this is the movie for you.
Also known as Automata, you will be taken back to a bygone era, where there used to be battles, soldiers with muskets and attached bayonets, men in powdered wigs, and their peculiar taste in automata...at least according to the movie.
Yes, it is implied that the soldiers and generals liked to play with dolls in their free time.
And if they can move on their own, that’s even better.
But this is a horror movie, and a moving doll can only spell trouble.
After a peculiar battle scene, we are introduced to a stepfather and stepdaughter: Dr Brendan Cole and Rose.
Brendan has written a book on the Infernal Princess, the clockwork doll who is thought to be cursed. He is invited to detect the authenticity of a doll found in the mansion where the General who ordered the creation of the doll lived.
Dr Brendan conducts a few tests and yes, the doll moves her hand when she is off…

True Fiction-- My take on the movie with spoilers!

As a writer, what I wouldn’t give to work with my favorite author. It would be a once in a lifetime opportunity to learn everything I can from the master of horror because at some point I do feel like I could use a bit of guidance.

But if the question arises of how desperate I am to work with the author, if I’m ready to accept all of their eccentricities, and willing to participate in their experiments...

Maybe I may just let go of this opportunity. Especially after watching True Fiction.

The movie begins with Avery being interviewed by an unimpressed woman and an eager man.
Avery pretty much tells them she is ready to do anything just to work with Caleb Conrad, a renowned author who needs help with his new book.

The interviewers don’t seem too enthused to hire her and Avery is dead sure she hasn’t landed the job, particularly when she notices them both outside at the parking lot, arguing.

The next day, as she is working at the library, she receives a call that she has been hired.

Ecstatic, …