Author Archives: rfornelli

About rfornelli

I am a teacher in North Dakota.

Fall Halo Eye Tutorial

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Here’s my first tutorial in a long time. I’m starting to feel better (knock on wood) so more will be on the way (hopefully). Peace and love.

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Frightfest: Oct. 31, 2017

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October 31: The Lost Boys. Rating: 4/5. Comment: This was a fairly solid 80’s movie, so if you don’t like big hair, bright colors, and disjointed soundtracks, you likely won’t enjoy this film. However, I thought Kiefer Sutherland and the Coreys did a great job, the plot moved along at a quick pace, there was an interesting and successful misdirection, and I liked it. Another Fall Fornelli Frightfest successfully in the books.

Peace and love.

Frightfest: Oct. 29, 2017

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October 29: Ash vs. Evil Dead: Bound in Flesh. Rating: 5/5. Comment: I love this series and almost every episode. I’m finding it hard to understand some of the “rules” that have been established in it that seem to contradict or undo the ones in the movies, but the movies did that to each other, too.

Peace and love.

Frightfest: Oct. 28, 2017

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October 28: Ash vs. Evil Dead: Ashes to Ashes. Rating: 5/5. Comment: Return to the original place where all my friends and loved ones were possessed and turned into Deadites and I had to murder them simply to survive? Not living. But, that’s why I don’t have my own movie and television franchise. Unfortunately, I’m not convinced Amanda and Ash’s budding romance will survive this waltz down memory lane.

Peace and love.

Frightfest: Oct. 27, 2017

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October 27: Ash vs. Evil Dead: Fire in the Hole. Rating: 5/5. Comment: A group of fear-crazed militiamen acting illogically and dangerously, despite clear evidence contradicting their irrational conclusions? Before watching this show, I’d have vehemently denied the possibility. Now, though, I see stockpiling, off-grid-living, machine-gun-toting conspiracy theorists in a whole new light. Thanks, Ash vs. Evil Dead!

Peace and love.

Frightfest: Oct. 24, 2017

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October 24: Ash vs. Evil Dead: Brujo. Rating: 3/5. Comment: The Fornellis agree there wasn’t something quite right with this episode — it was off somehow, but we can’t put our fingers on it. It was still enjoyable, but the pacing was odd and there wasn’t enough information given during the acid trip.

Peace and love.

Frightfest: Oct. 23, 2017

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October 23: The Witch. Rating: 1/5. Comment: Could I have possibly hated this more? Maybe I’m not “cultured” enough to get the hype. The accents were hard to understand so we kept the subtitles on. From what I gather, there was an evil witch. She killed a baby. There were some evil twins. They talked to a goat, who was apparently really a pirate-looking devil in disguise. They claimed an innocent teenage girl was a witch because her sicko brother kept staring at her chest. This was like a ripoff of The Crucible meets Young Goodman Brown. What a frickin train wreck. Oh, the things I would give to have that hour and a half back.

Peace and love.