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Monday, March 9 2015

‘The Uncanny Reader’ Conjures Up Dreadful Pleasures

If death haunts fewer of the stories collected here than one might imagine, it's because there are things worse than death.


Thursday, February 19 2015

‘The Haunting of Black Wood’ Contains No Haunting Whatsoever

The issue with this ostensible haunting in Black Wood is not a paucity of dollars in the budget, but rather of tension, drama, and ideas.


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.


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.


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.


Tuesday, October 1 2013

The 10 Most Intriguing Origin Stories in Horror

Every horrific fright fiend or salacious serial killer had to get their start somewhere. Here are our favorite origin stories for some of the greatest ghouls ever to grace a scary movie or TV series.


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Ray Bradbury Wrote Me Back (Features) [1.Nov.10]
CIFF 2010: ‘Bitter Feast’ (Joe Maggio, 2010) (Notes from the Road) [11.Oct.10]
More Body Horror: On Takashi Miike (Mixed Media) [3.Sep.10]
Monsters and Mundanes: Being Human Series 2 (Channel Surfing) [13.Apr.10]
The Light #1-2 (Reviews) [30.Mar.10]
The Skeptic (Reviews) [27.Jan.10]
Home Movie (Reviews) [26.Jan.10]
Kingdom of the Spiders (Reviews) [24.Jan.10]
Comic Re-Imagining (Columns) [17.Sep.09]
Audience of One (Reviews) [31.Aug.09]
PREVIEW: Lars von Trier’s ‘Antichrist’ (Short Ends and Leader) [17.Jul.09]
Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Reviews) [29.Jul.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: 300 (Short Ends and Leader) [16.Mar.07]
300 (2007) (Reviews) [9.Mar.07]
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