Articles tagged horror film

In ‘Spring’, Love Means Never Having to Say You’re Slimy

Spring asks the vexing question: can love survive weird hybrids?

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‘Howling II’ Is a One-of-a-Kind Disasterpiece

Howling II is the kind of car wreck you can't look away from.

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Two Jack Hill Flicks Are Resurrected in ‘Spider Baby’ and ‘Pit Stop’

Spider Baby and Pit Stop are two lost obscurities from the '60s that now look sharper than ever thanks to reissues from Arrow Films.

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‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ Is the Same Old Spooky Business

Despite glimpses of something new, this installment in the Insidious film series is preoccupied with conventionality.

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Agatha Christie Plus Alfred Hitchcock Equals Mario Bava’s ‘Evil Eye’

This dual language (Italian and English) Blu-ray release is a disorienting, elliptical, and dreamlike horror experience.

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‘Rigor Mortis’ Doesn’t Have the Decency to Scare Its Audience

It wouldn't seem possible to make a dour movie about China's famous "hopping vampires", but somehow Juno Mak has done it.

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13 Sep 2013 // 9:30 AM

Horror, the James Wan Way

The reason movies like Insidious, The Conjuring, and now Insidious: Chapter 2 function as effective frightmares is because Wan understands what gets under our skin.

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The 10 Greatest Horror Sequels of All Time

It's hard to tell what is scarier, the standard sequel, or these 10 superlative examples of the excellent fright film follow-up.

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10 Intriguing Found Footage Fright Flicks

With its fourth place finish at the box office this weekend, $7 million-plus haul, and continuing buzz about its scary movie status (or lack thereof), Paranormal

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6 Oct 2008 // 11:27 PM

“I love her! I love her!” So exclaims film maestro Dario Argento, whose latest labor of love, the supremely gory and subversive horror film “Mother

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29 Oct 2007 // 3:59 AM

From ghosts to zombies, something for every taste

Pundits worry that a whole class of new horror films, including the “Saw” trilogy and “Hostel,” is getting gorier than ever, but they’re a

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25 Oct 2007 // 9:25 AM

BLOODSUCKING CINEMA8 p.m. EDT FridayStarz “Children of the night,” murmured Bela Lugosi, raising those bushy Hungarian eyebrows, “what music they make!” Was he talking

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22 Jun 2007 // 5:31 AM

Filmgoers may be fed up with sadistic gore

Are we sick of being scared, or just scared of being sick? That’s the question posed by the mild box office returns for “Hostel:

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15 Jun 2007 // 3:34 AM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—This horror movie has everything—a midget zombie, human entrails, doll heads and a Mace-wielding, burqa-wearing killer. But “Zibahkhana,” known in English as “

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14 Jun 2007 // 3:45 AM

When gory movies are torture to watch

In “Hostel: Part II,” which opened Friday and which probably has already made more money than the annual GNP of most African nations, actress Heather

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11 May 2007 // 3:00 AM

28 Weeks Later (2007)

The moral universe is intractably skewed in 28 Weeks Later, a film that works hard to reflect the world around it.

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10 May 2007 // 12:12 PM

Zombie sequel rides the crest of a horror-movie wave

Indulge me here: Imagine being under attack by flesh-eating zombies. Your cornered spouse is screaming out for help. Do you rush to his or her

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25 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Short Ends & Leader Recent Highlights

Day in and day out, SE&L offers up insightful and in-depth film criticism, covering a wide range of cinematic issues from the historical to the front page entertainment headlines. Here are some recent highlights...

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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