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Sinister Footfalls on a Darkened Stair: Hitchcock and His Continuing Sphere of Influence
23 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM
More than any other studio system director, Alfred Hitchcock has influenced an amazing international collection of postmodern movie makers.
The Return of the Popcorn Circus: June 2008
28 Apr 2008 // 5:59 PM
If May almost tent-poled itself out of existence, June will be even worse. After all, are audiences really ready for 13 major release in less than two months -- with more to come?
The Virtues of Faithlessness: Dario Argento's Dracula 3-D and the Crutch of Tradition
31 Mar 2014 // 9:30 PM
What can it mean for Dario Argento, auteur extraordinaire, to forsake his unique melding of fearless style and fearless silliness and instead submit to Bram Stoker?
The Zombification Family Tree: Legacy of the Living Dead
14 Jun 2012 // 6:20 PM
Deemed a "culturally significant" (if "sadistic" and "culturally irresponsible") film, how did 'Night of the Living Dead' redefine an entire genre and spawn more unofficial sequels (over 30) than 'James Bond' did official ones (22)?
9 Nov 2006 // 10:00 AM
This flaccid fright flick is all foreplay and no macabre money shot.
Two Evil Eyes (Due occhi diabolici) (1990)
22 Jun 2003 // 8:00 PM
Romero's films often feature a family that is fragile, a prime target for destructive forces.
The 13 Greatest Horror Directors of All Time
29 Oct 2013 // 4:00 AM
In honor of Halloween, here are 13 fascinating fright mavens who've made scary movies that much more meaningful.
'Dario Argento's Dracula 3D' Lacks Bite
4 Oct 2013 // 11:30 AM
John Carpenter once called (Argento) his greatest influence. After this, he is surely his biggest disappointment.