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Don Gillette

Don Gillette
Don Gillette has been writing since he asked for (and received) one of the original "Tom Thumb" typewriters for his 6th birthday. He is the author of three novels, a dozen volumes of poetry, hundreds of short stories and newspaper articles, and most recently a book of short fiction, Old Leather, published in July 2015. Don spent 25 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard and served on active duty during Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He retired in 1996 as a Chief Warrant Officer Four and subsequently spent 20 years as the VP of Military Operations for Reese Group, Inc. Don is an active member of the Horror Writers Association.

Horror Films To Watch On Netflix – Part One


By Don Gillette There are 42 horror movies streaming on Netflix at this writing. That’s not what you’d call overwhelming–unless you intend to write a review of each one of them which is exactly what I intend to do, starting with the first 21. I know–it’s a lot of movies–but I don’t ...

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    Westerns To Watch On Netflix


    By Don Gillette Most people who claim they don’t like Westerns will watch a Western in a heartbeat if they happen to stumble onto one when they’re clicking the channels. They just won’t tell you about it. So okay—there are some people out there who don’t like Westerns because they ...

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      Best Cult Films On Netflix


      By Don Gillette When it comes to cult films, don’t depend on Wikpedia. “A cult film is a film that has acquired a cult following.” This is what I hate about the internet. A cult film is really about the committed and rebellious appreciation a somewhat limited audience has for ...

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        What To Binge-Watch On Netflix


        By Don Gillette Should you really be binge-watching TV shows or series on Netflix? Absolutely—it’s the only way to fly. Don’t you have anything better to do with your life right now? Nope—house is clean, bars are closed. How are your eyes? Fine—and there are some drops in the medicine cabinet. ...

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          Best Movies You Might Have Missed On Netflix


                The Hunt. Denmark’s official submission to the Foreign Language Film category of the 2014 Academy Awards, this film features Mads Mikkelsen as a teacher falsely accused of child sexual abuse in his small Danish town. Following this character through the torture he endures from those who turn ...

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            The Best Nicolas Cage Movies Netflix


            Let’s talk cult actors and Nicolas Cage. Now wait… before you curse me and sling your iPad or Kindle Fire or XDNA Aurum 24K Gaming PC across the room, remember—this guy has been nominated for Academy Awards twice and he actually won the Best Actor Oscar for Leaving Las Vegas. He ...

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              Best Of The BBC On Netflix


                Are you up for some Earl Grey? Would you care for some clotted cream and a scone instead of that Cinnabon? Do you sometimes find yourself apologizing when you haven’t even done anything wrong? Or apologizing for not apologizing? (“Sorry, but I’m not going to apologize.”) Would you like to ...

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