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Wednesday, October 27 2010

'Poltergeist': Home Sweet Hell

James Kahn’s version of Poltergeist is a rare example of a book written after a movie is released, which results in a riveting read.


Reviews

Monday, September 29 2014

'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Remains the Ultimate Revisionist Western 40 Years Later

It opens with images of mortality and ends with a monster’s operatic dance with a chain saw under a deathly, brooding Texas sun—it’s about America, man.


Monday, August 12 2013

'Lifeforce' Is a Rollercoaster Ride with Aliens, Vampires, Zombies and More

Although I fully appreciate and enjoy the creepiness and morbid elegance of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, I firmly believe that Lifeforce is a more complex, stylish, and electrifying film.


Tuesday, October 16 2012

A Reagan-Era Splatterfest: 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (Blu-Ray)'

A classic from a director who's spent a career looking at the things that live under America's beds... and filming them as they come screaming out of the darkness with a chainsaw.


Thursday, September 7 2006

Eaten Alive

A cinematic catastrophe -- a shameful delight.


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