DFW Haunted Houses 2011: The Fatal End In The West End

DFW Haunted Houses 2011

DFW Haunted Houses 2011

After working at the karaoke bar in Dallas Alley for who knows how long in the late 90’s, I have plenty of horror stories about the West End. One of the most vivid involves me puking most of my internal organs out after having about seventeen too many shots of Grand Marnier.

A Pepperoni Lover’s pizza never looked so… colorful.

These days, Dallas Alley is gone and all that remains are empty husks of clubs. However, a new spirit haunts those old buildings these days: The Fatal End in the West End.
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REVIEW: ‘The Thing’

Dr. Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) brings the heat in "The Thing".
Dr. Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) brings the heat in "The Thing".
Dr. Kate (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) brings the heat in "The Thing".

These days, there are two words that can strike fear into the hearts of many movie goers: “horror remake” – especially if those words are immediately followed by the words “from Platinum Dunes.” Usually, these words mark yet another pointless, vapid journey into tedium, 90 minutes that add nothing to the original story and are often worse than what they were trying to improve upon. However, there are rare occasions when Hollywood puts out a remake out that successfully updates and adds to the original.

Such is the case with “the Thing”.
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DFW Haunted Houses 2011: The Boneyard

DFW Haunted Houses 2011

DFW Haunted Houses 2011

Ah, October. There is a crispness in the air, the leaves on the trees burn with reds and oranges, and the cloying aroma of chainsaw exhaust hangs in the breeze.

All of it just screams “Halloween”.

Yes, it’s haunted house season: that glorious time when we can enjoy bloody and fantastical horrors before having to return to the horrors of the real world. This year, I’m going to review all the houses I hit this season. As somewhat of an admitted “horror snob,” I will try to keep the perspective of both the dyed-in-blood genre fan and your more average attraction goer (without spoiling it).

First up – the Boneyard
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