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Thursday, December 4 2014

Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russell’s ‘Graveyard Books’ Are Deliciously Scary Adaptations

These two graphic novel versions of The Graveyard Book preserve everything good about the original and add the benefit of visual interpretation by a number of fine artists.


Tuesday, October 28 2014

The 10 Best Games/Traps in the ‘Saw’ Franchise

James Wan and Leigh Whannell didn't start off the Saw series with a focus on the gory "games", but these 10 examples of Jigsaw's various traps explain the franchise's enduring fear factors.


Thursday, October 23 2014

Captain Comics: Neil Gaiman’s Finale to ‘Graveyard Book’ a Grabber

Neil Gaiman constantly surprises, and he’s done it again with The Graveyard Book Volume 2, the wrap-up of the novel’s adaptation to comics.


Tuesday, October 14 2014

The 10 Best New Breed Horror Filmmakers Working Today

They are the contemporary voices of an ages old ideal, the new fear masters in a genre sometimes stunted by its own lack of (critical) legitimacy.


Thursday, September 4 2014

‘Rosemary’s Baby’ Needs a Little Humor

This adaptation of Rosemary's Baby misses out on a lot of the charms of Roman Polanski's original.


Monday, August 25 2014

‘The Legend of Hell House’ Is Cerebral Horror at Its Finest

Possibly the greatest haunted house film of all time is still as impactful as ever, a fact not reflected by this Blu-ray's paltry extras.


Thursday, August 21 2014

‘Ginger Snaps’ Is Freshly Female-Centric Horror

Watching the movie now, it seems to anticipate its own cult.


Wednesday, August 20 2014

Philip K. Dick’s ‘Radio Free Albemuth’ Finally Reaches the Silver Screen

Like the book that inspired it, Radio Free Albemuth works as a vindicating love letter to spiritual seekers who feel that humanity is capable of more than the Orwellian rat race.


Friday, June 20 2014

‘The Monkey’s Paw’ Is Not a Bad Little Film

This low-budget thriller manages a few creepy moments.


Monday, June 2 2014

Hooked on True Detective? Check Out Its Influence, Thomas Ligotti

Thomas Ligotti is an unapologetic, darkly-humored pessimist, and that may be what many have found most disturbing and fascinating about True Detective.


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