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creepy

mod. eerie; frightening. I have this creepy feeling that someone is just this very moment reading something that I wrote.
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And I think that takes all the creepiness out of it.
5), two young orphans, a brother and his sister, contend with the Gothic creepiness of their Victorian manor-house surroundings, where unspeakable evil in the form of ghosts of former inhabitants are out to control and ultimately destroy them.
And, because it's for yoghurt, this lacks the subversive creepiness of adverts suggesting that the best thing animals can aspire to is being hit with a brick and turned into mince.
This is why the creepiness of some of the images' past lives still lingers, and why Pascual's use of them ushers in a surprisingly feminist camp humor.
The animation is breathtaking and captures the essence of Doctor Seuss's world without tarnishing it with live action creepiness like the one we experienced in the 2003 The Cat in the Hat (2003) with Mike Meyers in the title role.
For me the script does not totally escape a certain creepiness - there are shades of Norman Bates and his mother in scenes where Lars carries Bianca around while talking to her.
Here are a few ways (in no particular creepiness order) that institutions are tapping into the postmortem market:
We remember the waywardness of creeping branches, of being entwined by leaves, we succumb to a fascination with the simultaneous creepiness and seductiveness of vegetation.
Hollywood Dreams," writer-director Henry Jaglom's take on the steep price of fame, is an odd mixture of quirk and creepiness.
Judiciously juxtaposing such extreme sounds with Bunny's schoolgirl flow, at its best Lovers and Crypts generates an otherworldly creepiness reminiscent of early U.
Yet again, as key protagonists in the accompanying 30-minute film, whose only soundtrack is Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf, these images perfectly mimic the peaks and valleys of dramatic tension underscoring the religious cornball creepiness on screen, set, or sect.
There's suspense, sorcery, plenty of Gothic creepiness, and young protagonists who make more sense than their venal, materialistic elders.
So, ADMF became Almighty Do Me a Favor, a sort of derelict prayer to get me away from creepiness.
THE silent vampire movie Nosferatu - made in 1921 and starring an unknown called Max Schreck - is a classic of creepiness.
The creepiness of what's going on in Gowdy's story is modulated in the movie by the 32-year-old Stopkewich's cool, understated handling of the material.