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November 2014

In ‘The Bounty Killer’, Tomas Milian Plays a Victim Turned Victimizer

Eugenio Martin's 1966 spaghetti western is a thrill ride all the way to the close, which features one of the most dramatic death scenes in the genre.


‘Nasty Habits’ Is an Allegory in Search of a Story

Nasty Habits tries too hard to be a Nixonian allegory set in a pseudo-convent, forcing its plot parallels onto places they don't belong.


Celebrating Untoward Shenanigans with ‘Arsène Lupin: Double Feature’

These two Arsène Lupin pictures give viewers a glamorous look at the lives of jewel thieves, with sparkling dialogue and double-crosses abound.


The 10 Best Non-Horror Horror Films for a Halloween Hangover

There are only 364 days left until next Halloween, so get prepared to face the real horrors of the world with these ten titles.


‘Raffles’ Is an Education on How to Become a Proper Gentleman Thief

These two versions of the minor classic character Raffles are two peas -- or pearls -- in a pod.


Alexandre Aja Puts Daniel Radcliffe on the ‘Horns’ of a Dilemma

For a genre that rarely deviates from the cyclical and the tried and true (torture porn this time around, '70s throwback terror another), Horns is a welcome bit of weirdness.


October 2014

Ten Years Later, the Original ‘Saw’ Still Satisfies

The first Saw is really a whodunit. The next six are all about the "why".


The 10 Best Games/Traps in the ‘Saw’ Franchise

James Wan and Leigh Whannell didn't start off the Saw series with a focus on the gory "games", but these 10 examples of Jigsaw's various traps explain the franchise's enduring fear factors.


‘The Death Kiss’ Does More Than Give Bela Lugosi a Break

The Death Kiss brings the Dracula gang (Bela Lugosi, David Manners, and Edward Van Sloan) back together.


‘Ouija’ Only Works in a Single Digit IQ World

As long as it avoids anything closely resembling the real world, Ouija works. Not as horror, but as a cautionary example as to why "gotchas" don't necessarily equal scares.


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Moving Pixels Podcast: The Best Games of 2016

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"The Moving Pixels Podcast counts down our top five games of 2016.

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