I guess this means no mall for us. Not having read the R.L. Stine novels (I wasn’t the target audience), I wasn’t sure what to expect from this three part horror movie series based on Stine’s Fear Street series on Netflix. I decided to give the first film a shot, and if I didn’t like it then I wouldn’t bother with the rest. Well, I wound up enjoying these so much I watched the entire three part series. All three Fear Street films are ably directed by Leigh Janiak, who also co-wrote the screenplays. The first film, Fear Street: Part One: 1994 , warms my heart from the very opening scene, where we see a woman buying a book from a B. Daltons--a long-gone book store that I fondly remember buying the better part of my book collection from as a kid and a teenager. Unfortunately the clerk at this bookstore winds up being savagely murdered by a psycho in a Halloween mask. You sure he's coming from THAT way?! And while it starts out as an unflinching (all three movies are rated-R and cont
I recently built and painted this 1/35 scale Matilda model kit from Tamyia. This tank fought for the British Army in the North African campaign of WW2. It also served in Europe. I painted my model as the North African version. I made the sandbags for it out of Apoxie putty. This is a two part putty that dries as hard as a rock when you mix it. I made a base for the tank from Sculpt-A-Mold. This is the first tank model I've made in almost twenty years, and it was a lot of fun.