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October 2013

‘Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D’ Lacks Bite

John Carpenter once called (Argento) his greatest influence. After this, he is surely his biggest disappointment.

Why ‘Iron Man 3’ is the Real ‘Last Action Hero’

While it may be more grounded in the truth of being the savior of the planet, Tony Stark's problems play very real indeed.

“Father” and “Son”: ‘Blue Caprice’

Thanks to his poetic approach and desire to evoke instead of explain, Moors makes Blue Caprice a sensational study in subtle psychopathology.

‘Runner, Runner’ Coasts on Narrative Autopilot

Runner Runner falls flat, and keeps getting up when it really should just stay down.

‘Quatsi’ Director Returns With ‘Visitors’, A Film That Watches You Back

With Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio changed the way we see films. With Visitors, he wanted to make the first film that "returns the viewers look". The result was one of the most riveting films at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

‘Gravity’: You’re All Alone

By taking the simple leap between a character’s personal isolation and the equally terrifying physical isolation of space, Alfonso Cuaron creates a vertiginous masterpiece.

Don’t Open That Door! #57: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)

Welcome to our ongoing field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: Little blood-sucking pests become enormous blood-slurping nightmares in Attack of the Giant Leeches.

Kubrick Overcomplicated: ‘Room 237’ (Blu-ray)

By adding a voice missing from the original film, Room 237 continues its quest to find the real meaning behind Stanley Kubrick's The Shining

The 10 Most Intriguing Origin Stories in Horror

Every horrific fright fiend or salacious serial killer had to get their start somewhere. Here are our favorite origin stories for some of the greatest ghouls ever to grace a scary movie or TV series.

September 2013

How the Festival Circuit Is Ruining Awards Season

Sure, someone has to start the discussion, but why does it have to end so quickly?

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