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Sunday, January 20 2013

The Best Guilty Pleasure Films of 2012

As much as we hate to admit it, these addictive missteps captured our attention in ways cinema shouldn't. Others will condemn them. We can't complain... not at all.


Monday, March 15 2010

Horror Will Eat Itself: An Interview with Ti West

Mingling art house sensibilities with a knack for gripping suspense, director Ti West might just be able to get back to the roots of the cinematic horror and save the genre from itself – that is, if no one lets him go direct romantic comedies first.


Thursday, January 7 2010

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.


Reviews

Sunday, May 6 2012

Some Guests of This Hotel Never Checked Out: 'The Innkeepers'

Two amateur ghost hunters get more than they bargained for when they set out to prove that a New England hotel is haunted.


Wednesday, February 1 2012

'The Innkeepers' Is Smart Horror

As Claire thinks through -- and the film shows -- her subjective, isolating, and increasingly frightening experience, you're left to guess if it's "just a story."


Monday, February 1 2010

The House of the Devil

This is clearly a filmmaker who did his time watching Rosemary’s Baby, When a Stranger Calls and The Hills Have Eyes and expects his audience to have done the same.


Thursday, October 29 2009

The House of the Devil

While Sam's retaliation offers its own pleasures, her fundamental good-girlness, like Laurie Strode's or Rosemary Woodhouse's, also makes her abuse seem broadly meaningful.


Blogs

Friday, June 6 2014

'The Sacrament' is Jonestown for a New Generation

The entire first half of this film feels frivolous and unimportant. That is, until Gene Jones shows up.


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