Fred Dekker
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Monster Mashups: 'The Monster Squad' Turns 25
10 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

By examining the legacy of this unique horror hybrid and its ties to the classic Universal Monsters on the eve of the film's 25th anniversary, we learn a bit more why monster movies have always thrilled us all.


The Monster Squad: 20th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
24 Nov 2009 // 3:58 PM

The juggling act of comedy, horror, and children mostly works because Dekker was able to find a group of kids to carry the film who, while not quite Abbott and Costello, are neither cutesy nor campy.

RoboCop Trilogy (1987/1990/1993)
2 Aug 2004 // 8:00 PM

Strikingly, RoboCop's political insights are as timely today as on its release in 1987.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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