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The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013
18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM
As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.
How Do You Draw in a New Audience for Such Repellent Subject Matter As 'Maniac'?
22 Jul 2013 // 5:10 PM
Franck Khalfoun's reimagining of the infamous '80s slasher film is more artistically coherent than its predecessor, but just as violent and unsettling.
There's Something Strange About the Mannequins in 'Maniac'
1 Jul 2013 // 6:45 AM
In Franck Khalfoun's remake of the 1980 horror-thriller classic, Maniac, mannequins are the playthings of a deranged serial killer who stalks women on the streets of Los Angeles.
The 10 Best New Breed Horror Filmmakers Working Today
14 Oct 2014 // 4:00 AM
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.
Cruel and Unusual...and Good: 'Maniac' (Blu-ray)
18 Oct 2013 // 10:00 AM
It's this sense of hope, no matter how inaccurate or wrong-minded, that makes this Maniac different. Add in the artistic approaches and you have something that's worthy of approval, not uproar.