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Monday, January 9 2012

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2011

You may snicker when looking over this list, but these are the films of 2011 that made us feel guilty for loving them so -- and love them we do.


Monday, January 4 2010

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2009

Someone, the same old suspects show up on this list - cheesy horror films, goofy gross out comedies, and the occasional certified WTF title. Lucky for us, 2009 was no different when it came to culpable schlock.


Thursday, February 12 2009

State of the Slasher Address 2: We've Come a Long Way, Baby

Stephen Graham Jones revisits the slasher film genre in the wake of My Bloody Valentine 3D to show how we may just be on the verge of another slasher renaissance.


Reviews

Sunday, February 27 2011

Drive Angry 3D

One could accuse Drive Angry 3D of trying too hard, straining to climb completely over the top.


Sunday, January 18 2009

My Bloody Valentine 3-D

The 3-D version offers something you can't find in discount bins: bits of viscera appearing to fly at a grateful audience of teenagers and horror geeks.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Dracula 2000 / Shadow of the Vampire (2000) - PopMatters Film Review )

Frankly, it doesn't seem coincidental that these films are being released around the holidays; certainly Dracula's bloodsucking lust appeals on some level to our own holiday consumer frenzies.


Blogs

Wednesday, June 1 2011

Pedal to the Grindhouse Metal: 'Drive Angry' (Blu-ray)

Certainly, no one is claiming that Drive Angry is art, but in a world of prepackaged high concept action ordinariness, it's something very special - and seedy, and sinful - indeed.


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