Fright Night (1985)

Part III of our Halloween series continues with an all-time favorite, the cult classic Fright Night.  A Valentine for horror movie fans, this film has a little something for everyone:  A goofy, disarming sense of humor?  Check.  Outstanding makeup effects for the era and budget?  Check.  Deep respect for old school horror tropes?  You’d better believe it.  True fans of vampire mythology and B-movie cinema best get in on this one.

For this week’s vino, we actually opted out of the vino.  A casual lap around the nearby liquor store reveals that a ton of breweries design their bottles and cans around demons, monsters, etc.  Plus, as much as I love wine, sometimes an ice cold beer pairs up perfectly with a good movie.

With that in mind, the boys and I sampled the Colossal Claude from Rogue Brewery.  This is an outstanding Imperial India Pale Ale that captures everything great about big IPAs:  It’s big, hoppy, but refreshing and balanced in malt flavors.  If you enjoy bold, citrusy, grassy beers, the Colossal Claude is for you.  Also, Rogue is an outstanding brewery from Portland, Oregon.  They have a great portfolio of beers, in a wide range of styles.  If you’d like to learn a little more, click here.

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Next week, we’ll wrap up our weekly series with the remake of 13 Ghosts.

Now, relax and enjoy another fine episode of Cinemavino!

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