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The Horrors, the Horrors, or Get Your Halloween On

This bevy of B or Z horrors upclassed to Blu-ray will help you get scared the old-fashioned way.

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Dreams, Diaries, and Getting Down: Individualizing the Past Through Youth and Nostalgia

Despite its limitations, television can help viewers make sense of and shape both the world and the struggle for social change.

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Channel Zero: Season 1, Episode 1 – “You Have to Go Inside”

In episode one, we meet Mike, child psychologist haunted by his own childhood trauma: a mysterious TV show, a series of unsolved child murders, and a teeth-stealing monster.

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‘Night Train to Munich’ Is a Journey Worth Taking

More than just a rerun of The Lady Vanishes, Night Train to Munich overcomes wobbly moments by being so persistently fun.

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Supernatural: Season 12, Episode 1 - “Keep Calm and Carry On”

A new showrunner and the reappearance of Mary Winchester promises an intriguing season 12.

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The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst Shares His View Behind the Drum Kit

Founding drummer of The Cure Lol Tolhurst explores the creation of the classic band, their meteoric rise, his alcohol-fueled crash, and his personal rebirth.

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What Happened, Miss Simone? Captures Its Subject in Stained Glass

This award-winning documentary raises the bar for how Simone is represented in popular culture and history books. It's now on DVD with a 15-song bonus CD.

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The Speed of Sound: Breaking the Barriers Between Music and Technology

In this excerpt from his memoir, Thomas Dolby recalls the breathtaking experience of playing with David Bowie at Live Aid, 2004.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episodes 14 and 15 - “Wrath” and “North”

Travis faces a difficult truth about Chris and finally lets his emotions out; meanwhile, Alejandro must face difficult truths of his own.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 13 - “Date of Death”

Madison tries to maintain order at the hotel in the face of new refugees; Travis arrives with the story of how he and Chris parted ways.

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Russ Meyer, the Auteur of Superfluity

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls shows Meyer editing his films in the manner of a coked-up, horny 17-year-old with ADD and a perverse obsession with Sergei Eisenstein.

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For ‘The Girl on the Train’ the Next Stop Is Boredom

The Girl on the Train delivers mildly interesting voyeurism, at best.

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A Kick Ass/Kick Arse Depiction of the Stylish Mods in ‘60s England

Jim McCarthy and Kevin Cross, writers and graphics artists from either side of the Atlantic, join forces to create a candid tale of the Mod scene.

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Stranger Things: Season 1, Episode 6 - “The Monster”

"The Monster" is the narrative fork-in-the-road leading to the finale, as each character struggles to find their way out of real or metaphorical woods.

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Keith Moon Graphic Novel ‘Who Are You?’ Leaves You Questioning

Jim McCarthy's passion for the project comes through at times, but it isn't enough to carry an uneven book.

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Will Entertain You Even If It Fails to Enrage You

Peter Berg’s gripping disaster thriller is a cautionary tale about greed, hubris, and ginormous explosions.

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Over the Moon: An Interview With ‘Operation Avalanche’ Matt Johnson and Matt Miller

Johnson and Miller talk about the long hours and dodged bullets behind the making of Operation Avalanche, a film that's "like The Dirties on acid."

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Unexpected Deaths and Hideous Trousers in ‘Kamikaze 89’

Rainer Werner Fassbinder is the whole show.

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‘Deepwater Horizon’ Is at Best Incomplete, at Worst Dishonest

Peter Berg’s disaster movie is so entranced by individual bravery it mostly forgets about corporate villainy.

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The Personal Accounts of The Beach Boys Make This Documentary Worthwhile

Classic Albums: Pet Sounds expands the mythos of one musician to an entire group, and in doing so, allows us to see the project in a different, equally compelling light.

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How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

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"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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