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The Dirty Deacon's Top Horror Films of 2014 ...And Other Related Matters

The Dirty Deacon’s Top Horror Films of 2014 …And Other Related Matters

* The Dirty Deacon is my nickname…and, coincidentally, one that has just recently been made official.

If I had to pick a film genre that I invest the most time in watching, reviewing and writing about, it would definitely be horror. If you have been reading Mockingbird the last couple of years then you may already know this, but this is my first time sitting down and making a horror-related list for the end of the year. I figured I would inject a little Halloween into the Christmas season for all of those who, like me, tend to be a little…

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I Walk A Thin Line: The Fearful Genius of Lindsey Buckingham

I Walk A Thin Line: The Fearful Genius of Lindsey Buckingham

I would have loved to have been a fly on the wall during the brainstorming sessions for Saturday Night Live’s “What’s Up With That?” skit. It may not be their most clever bit of all-time – in fact, it’s a rather irritating choice for a running sketch – but the idea of having Lindsey Buckingham serve as a silent foil to Keenan Thompson’s Deandre Cole almost makes up for the increasingly unfunny premise. Bill Hader plays Buckingham with an aloof smirk, and it’s a hilarious juxtaposition. Most of all, though, it’s gratifying to see some limelight cast Buckingham’s way, even…

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