Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

Release Date: May 27, 1988 | DVD Release Date: August 28, 2001

 

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Aliens that resemble clowns descend from Outer Space in a ship resembling a Big Top. They terrify and kill occupants of Crescent Cove, California.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Release Date: September 24, 2004 | DVD Release Date: December 21, 2004

 

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Shaun is a slacker who lives a routine life. With his relationship on the rocks and a contentious relationship with his stepfather, Shaun takes some time to notice that his neighbors are turning into zombies. While gathering his friends and getting to the bar on his mind, will Shaun and his friends survive brains intact?

 

 

 

 

 

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Ghost Ship (2002)

Release Date: October 25, 2002 | DVD Release Date: August 10, 2010

 

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A salvage crew finds an ocean liner that disappeared many years before. The crew soon finds that they’re not alone and whatever is on the ship is determined to kill them all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Two Thousand Maniacs!

Movie Released: 1964 | DVD Release Date: February 22, 2000

 

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Six people from the northern United States are lured to the small southern town of Pleasant Valley as guests of honor to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the destruction of the town at the hands of northern troops.

 

 

 

 

 

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Screaming Skull

Movie Released: 1958 in b/w | DVD Release Date: January 21,2003

 

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Newlyweds Jenni (Peggy Webber) and Eric (John Hudson) move to Eric’s country home where Jenni learns of the tragic demise of her new husband’s first wife. Jenni starts hearing screaming and sees a skull around her home and property. She comes to the conclusion that her husband’s late wife is keeping an eye on the estate and wishes his new wife harm. Is Jenni going crazy or is there more going on than she could have ever imagined?

 

 

[easyazon_link identifier=”B000087F1Z” locale=”US” nw=”y” nf=”y” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Screaming Skull[/easyazon_link] released in 1958, was directed by Alex Nichol. The movie starred John Hudson, Peggy Webber, Russ Conway and Alex Nichol.

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Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

Release Date: September 20, 2011

 

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This is a movie review of Going Postal by Terry Pratchett. Moist Von Lipwig (Richard Coyle) is a con man gleefully fleecing the people of Ankh- Morpork. From painting horses to make them look like stallions to causing a banking crash, Moist is looking out for #1 and never looking back at the consequences. When he’s finally caught and sentenced to death, the ruler of Ankh-Morpork, Lord Vetinari (Charles Dance) decides to give Moist another chance. Moist will reopen the defunct post office or die, there are no other choices. Faced with thousands of undelivered letters, a haunted post-office and employees who are quite willing if not very able, Moist must battle ruthless competitor, Reacher Gilt (David Suchet) and potential lady love Adora Loveheart (Claire Foy) to bring the post office back to its former glory.

 

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Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking

Release Date: January 4, 2011

 

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[easyazon_link identifier=”B0047HXMMU” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Into the Universe With Stephen Hawking[/easyazon_link] are miniseries exploring the wonder of the universe. From the search for aliens to our own existence to time travel, Hawking leads viewers on a wondrous ride through the world beyond.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rabid Reader’s Reviews — Towel Day Event 2015

May 25, 2015

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This year—for the third year running—Rabid Reader’s Reviews and RangeWoman Inc. present the Towel Day Event. A thank you to all participants. For blog entries, photos and artwork check out Rowan’s a.k.a. RangeWoman Inc. blog.

 

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Read the book review of Philosophy & The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Nicholas Joll.

Also, check out Rowan’s a.k.a. RangeWoman Inc. page as she revisits the Hitchhiker’s Guide and Philosophy: An Interview about Adams, Kant and more with Nicholas Joll.

 

 

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May the 25th is not only Towel Day but since 2010 also the Discworld’s Wear Lilac Day. As a tribute to the Discworld author Terry Pratchett who died this year, we reviewed the movie, Going Postal.

 

 

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For readers: Take time to check out the review my science fiction author D.L. Morrese. He took the time to review Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal on his blog.

 

 

 

M_SH_Into_The_UniverseRead the review of the exciting DVD Into the Universe by Stephen Hawkins.

 

 

 

 

Take the opportunity to get to know new authors:

We put together a list of authors that will have their book available for free downloading either/or on Amazon, Kobo, Google Play, iTunes and Smashwords. For more information check out our Free E-book Downloads for Towel Day 2015.