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September 2014

The 10 Best Body Horror Films of All Time

From hangnails to horrific diseases, infections to amputations and all in between, here are 10 fright flicks that get the biology unbound right.


Tom Hardy’s Performance Elevates ‘The Drop’

It's quite a long buildup before we get to know the realities of Bob Saginowski's past. Once delivered, however, it's too little, way too late.


‘Dolphin Tale 2’ Is a Wholesome, Heartwarming Treat

Dolphin Tales is one instance where, despite the famous words of W.C. Fields, working with children and animals actually pays off.


‘Minnesota Clay’ Is an Early Checkpoint in the Development of the Great Sergio Corbucci

Minnesota Clay is a rocky but nonetheless promising start for legendary director Sergio Corbucci.


The Top 5 Sci-Fi Movies That Never Were

No, David Cronenberg’s Total Recall never made it to the screen. And we are all the poorer for it.


‘No Highway in the Sky’ and ‘5 Fingers’: Wonderfully Civilized Suspense

Both No Highway in the Sky and 5 Fingers are two excellent examples of post-war Hollywood cinema shot abroad.


‘The Last of Robin Hood’ Whitewashes Errol Flynn’s Wicked, Wicked Ways

The Last of Robin Hood is relatively harmless. That is also its major flaw, considering the harmful subject matter.


‘Magic Boy’ Is Dotted With Adorable Animals

Magic Boy is Japanese animated cinema in the style of Disney.


‘The Identical’ Is Just Insane

Someday, The Identical will take its rightful place alongside Troll 2, The Room, and Tiptoes as among the most joyfully awful films of all time.


‘Room 237’ and The History of Cinematic Representations of Cinephilia

Room 237 is one of the only films that respects and even admires cinephilia and its various forms.


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Call for Papers: Do You Believe in Life After Auto-Tune?

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"Which is better, Cher’s voice before or after Auto-Tune?

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